Definition of alleged
allegedlyplay \-ˈle-jəd-lē\ adverb She allegedly stole the money. [=she is alleged to have stolen the money]
Recent Examples of alleged from the Web
As the alleged driver, Phanor got an extra felony charge of high speed fleeing from a marked police car.
Prosecutors have charged six current and retired officers for their alleged involvement with the teen, including several from Oakland.
The current Illinois consent decree is the third since 2002 that Madigan's office has imposed on Herdman and Olivera after alleged breaches of Illinois charity laws.
The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas on Wednesday, in a sign that its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election is ramping up in scope and intensity, according to people familiar with the matter.
Prosecutors are questioning Poland’s former health minister Ewa Kopacz over alleged government negligence in the aftermath of the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others.
Doshay had also faced charges related to an alleged attack in 2010 on a young girl outside Solana Santa Fe Elementary School in Rancho Santa Fe.
But then information about the alleged assault came out.
The alleged bomber was a U.K. citizen of Libyan descent who had returned days earlier from Libya.
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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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