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English definition of “supposed”

supposed

adjective [not gradable]    /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 experiments demonstrated that supposed eyewitnesses could not have seen anyone clearly enough to identify them at the distances described. The cost of the plan far outweighs its supposed benefits.
(Definition of supposed adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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