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alleged

adjective

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alleged

verb
past tense of allege

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to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • alleged that the restaurant chain was engaging in discriminatory hiring practices

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The first known use of alleged was in 1509

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“Alleged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alleged. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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