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verb [intransitive] formal     purport pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepurporting
past tensepurported
past participlepurported

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  1. to claim or seem to be something or to do something, especially when this is not possible or true
    purport to do something:

    This book purports to contain all the information you require.

    be purported to do something:

    Some food supplements are purported to enhance memory.


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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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