Simple Definition of alleged
: accused of having done something wrong or illegal but not yet proven guilty
: said to have happened but not yet proven
Examples of alleged in a sentence
The alleged thief was arrested.
He denied the alleged conspiracy.
First Known Use of alleged
Legal Definition of alleged
1 : asserted to be true; especially : stated in an allegation <alleged crimes>
2 : accused but not yet proven or convicted <trial of alleged war criminals — R. G. Neumann>
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