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adjective [only before noun] formal purported pronunciation in British English /pə(r)ˈpɔː(r)tɪd/

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  1. said by some people to be real or true, but not proved to be real or true
    The judges will now study this purported new evidence.

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a letter purportedly written by Jane Austen

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