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English definition of “supposed”

supposed

adjective (INTENDED)    /səˈpəʊzd/ US  /-ˈpoʊzd/
be supposed to 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?Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping Grammar:Be supposed toBe supposed to is used to talk about obligations and arrangements:See more
(Definition of supposed adjective (INTENDED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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