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supposedadjective

uk   /səˈpəʊzd/  us   /səˈpoʊzd/
  • supposed adjective (DUTY)

be supposed to

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B2 to have to; to have a ​duty or a ​responsibility to: The ​children are supposed to be at ​school by 8.45 a.m. What are you doing out of ​bed - you're supposed to be ​asleep. You're not supposed (= ​allowed) to ​park here.
  • supposed adjective (INTENDED)

be supposed to

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B1 to be ​intended to: These ​batteries are supposed to last for a ​year. We were supposed to have gone away this ​week, but Debbie's ​ill so we couldn't go. How am I supposed to (= how can I)find that much ​money by the end of the ​week?
  • supposed adjective (OTHERS' OPINION)

[before noun] used to show that you do not ​believe that something or someone really is what many other ​peopleconsider them to be: a supposed ​genius The ​costs of the ​programmeoutweighits supposed ​benefits.

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(Definition of supposed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "supposed" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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supposedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /səˈpoʊ·zɪd, -ˈpoʊzd/
believed by many ​people to be ​true, but not ​proven and often doubted by the ​person who is ​speaking or writing: Nighttime ​experimentsdemonstrated that supposed ​eyewitnesses could not have ​seen anyone ​clearly enough to ​identify them at the ​distancesdescribed. The ​cost of the ​planfaroutweighsits supposed ​benefits.

supposedadjective

 us   /səˈpoʊzd/
  • supposed adjective (RESPONSIBLE)

[not gradable] responsible: The ​children aresupposed to be at ​school by 8:45 a.m.
  • supposed adjective (INTENDED)

intended: These ​batteries are supposed to last for a ​year.
not supposed to
If you are not supposed to do something you are not ​allowed to do it: You're not supposed to ​park here.
  • supposed adjective (CONSIDERED)

[not gradable] considered by many ​people: Her new ​book is supposed to be ​excellent.
(Definition of supposed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “supposed”
en chino (simplificado) 责任…
en turco sözde, iddia edilen, ileri sürülen…
en ruso мнимый, предполагаемый…
en chino (tradicionál) 責任…
en polaco rzekomy…
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