re·​port·​ed·​ly | \ ri-ˈpȯr-təd-lē How to pronounce reportedly (audio) \

Definition of reportedly

: according to report

Examples of reportedly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The father of the child reportedly left her in the vehicle. Fox News, 2 July 2022 There’s a reason that Apple reportedly jumped back into the mix for a slice of the Big Ten’s rights package after the news. Los Angeles Times, 2 July 2022 The tournament reportedly cost Brazil about $15 billion in 2014 and Russia $11 billion in 2018. Jim Turner, Orlando Sentinel, 1 July 2022 Gallinari was reportedly receiving strong interest from the Bulls. Globe Staff,, 1 July 2022 Bleacher Report says Utah could be a landing spot for the reportedly frustrated wing. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 June 2022 Just months prior the covid-19 pandemic, Warriors owners Joe Lacob, a Silicon Valley billionaire, and Hollywood power player Peter Guber formally opened the doors to the Chase Center, a new arena that reportedly cost $1.4 billion. Adario Strange, Quartz, 17 June 2022 Five days into the investigation, another soccer team member disappeared, reportedly last seen exiting a bus at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort on Saturday. Amanda Rabines, Orlando Sentinel, 16 June 2022 The pricing error reportedly cost the Northern California gas station thousands of dollars as people started sharing the deal on social media, according to the outlet. Stephanie Wenger,, 15 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of reportedly

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reportedly was in 1850

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4 Jul 2022

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“Reportedly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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