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
Forever 21 is under fire for their use of stripes, and being sued by two separate parties over alleged copyright infringement.
Papirmeister said that Neil Blumberg, of Forensic Psychiatry Associates in Lutherville-Timonium, diagnosed Martin with post-traumatic stress disorder, which was caused by alleged child abuse by his father more than 25 years ago.
Jon Mason, husband of ex-Gov. Robert Bentley's alleged mistress Rebekah Caldwell Mason and a central figure in a scandal that eventually brought down the former governor, was removed from his state job during Ivey's first day in office.
The alleged members of the drug ring have been charged with either second- or third-degree distribution of narcotics or conspiracy to distribute narcotics.
No information has been released about what might have triggered the alleged aggression, which happened during the Thursday evening commute.
Just hours earlier, his son Donald Jr. hit send on an email confirming a meeting with a lawyer with alleged ties to the Russian government who had promised him damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
Allen denied that accusation in a 2014 New York Times op-ed, and authorities never brought charges in the alleged 1992 incident.
Plus, his first encounter with Putin since taking office carries another host of headaches, considering the ongoing probe of his team's alleged ties to Russian operatives.
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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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