alleged: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-lejd', u-lej'id), [key]
— adj.
  1. declared or stated to be as described; asserted: The alleged murderer could not be located for questioning.
  2. doubtful; suspect; supposed: The alleged cure-all produced no results when it was tested by reputable doctors.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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