Meaning of “suspected” in the English Dictionary

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"suspected" in Business English

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suspectedadjective [ before noun ]

uk /səˈspektɪd/ us

used to describe someone that people believe may have committed a particular crime, or a crime that people believe may have been committed:

Police arrested three suspected terrorists.
a suspected spy/fraudster/thief
a suspected crime/fraud/conspiracy

(Definition of “suspected” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)