Examples of purported in a Sentence
the purported value of the estate
Recent Examples of purported from the Web
That document laid out a series of statistics, tailored for each individual state, that purported to show how damaging the evolving Republican tax plan would be for middle-class Americans.
Clinton also notes in her book that the Russians targeted Sanders supporters online as part of their purported effort to derail her campaign, putting fake news stories on message boards and Facebook groups in favor of Sanders.
Her purported life story story fell apart after the Daily began scratching its surface in 2012.
Defense attorneys Eusi Phillips, representing Dixon, and Nandi Campbell and Sarah Chervinsky, for Carmouche, have objected to the admissibility of the victim's purported statement.
Hormones were once considered a fountain of youth for women entering menopause because of weak evidence suggesting a host of purported benefits including reducing heart disease and boosting memory.
In any event, the big takeaway from the Manafort indictment is its lack of connection to purported Trump-campaign collusion in Russia’s cyber-espionage attack on the 2016 campaign.
Briefly, the government published the names on screen of nine purported attack victims, whose names the U.S. has kept secret.
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PURPORTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of purported for English Language Learners
: said to be true or real but not definitely true or real
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