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adjective suspected pronunciation in American English /səˈspektəd/

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  1. 1
    a suspected injury is one that doctors think you have, but they are not sure yet

    He was brought to the emergency room with suspected concussion.

  2. 2
    a suspected criminal is one who the courts have not yet proved guilty

    The suspected drug dealer was taken in for questioning.

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