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the purported value of the estate
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Travelers have been heading to the charming city in upstate New York for more than 200 years, drawn by the purported healing powers of the area's mineral springs.
The blurry photo that apparently depicts Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, after their purported disappearance—according to the History doc, anyway—may have been taken two years before Earhart’s plane left the ground for her final flight.
Clearly, one motive for the dewy-eyed coverage of China’s purported leadership is a distaste for Donald Trump, who wears his disregard for the global elite on his sleeve.
Despite that warning and other red flags, the company in December 2010 purchased thousands of items from a middleman, without meeting the purported owner, according to prosecutors.
Skinner was Strom’s purported landlord at Wild’s house, according to prosecutors.
The multimillion-dollar artworks in question include a Picasso painting, a photograph by Diane Arbus and a Jean-Michel Basquiat collage, which were supposedly gifted to DiCaprio by Jho Low, Red Granite's purported financier.
A dozen pro-Kurdish lawmakers are already in prison for allegedly supporting terror and more than 50,000 people have been arrested for purported links to Gulen.
Back in the spring of 2012, a controversy broke out over purported errors on the resume of then-CEO Scott Thompson.
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Definition of purported for English Language Learners
: said to be true or real but not definitely true or real
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