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allege

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈledʒ/
to state that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof: It is alleged that he used his influential position to steal thousands of pounds of company profits.
Translations of “allege”
in Vietnamese viện cớ…
in Spanish alegar…
in Thai กล่าวหา…
in Malaysian menuduh…
in French alléguer…
in German behaupten…
in Chinese (Traditional) (未經證實地)指責,宣稱,指控…
in Indonesian menyatakan, menduga…
in Russian голословно обвинять…
in Turkish iddia etmek, öne sürmek, kanıtsız suçlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (未经证实地)指责,宣称,指控…
in Polish utrzymywać…
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