Definition of 'allege'
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It is also alleged that he tried to cover his tracks by setting fire to their house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are also alleged links to corrupt arms deals in Ukraine. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She was also alleged to have set upon him over an email she had found in which he offered to take a female colleague for a drink. The Sun (2016)Police raided the property on February 10 last year and two other alleged victims came forward. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was also alleged to have used an agent in Basra who touted for business after the Iraq war. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is also alleged to have thrown a rubbish bin that hit one of the accompanying vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It means they could escape having the money they are alleged to have claimed through false accounting clawed back. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Last night the MoD confirmed it was probing alleged drug abuse. The Sun (2007)More than 160 people have come forward to allege abuse at the home. The Sun (2008)The claim alleges that women make up only 20 per cent of senior executive band jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)While some female staff lined up to support him, others have come forward alleging similar treatment by him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After the sentence, a senior court aide alleged the judge had come under intense political pressure to record a guilty verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She is pursuing a case through the French courts, alleging breach of copyright. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Police began an investigation after one of the women came to them, alleging abuse, when she was hospitalised after attempting suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The impact of the Savile investigation was one reason: the scandal had brought forward not only alleged historical abuse victims but present cases. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Tory leader also alleged that advice from City experts to sell the bank as soon as possible had been ignored for political reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A billionaire Labour donor has appeared in court over an alleged 700 million bribe. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. allege is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'allege'
British English: allege VERB
If you allege that something bad is true, you say it but do not prove it.
No one has alleged any intentional wrongdoing.
Definition of allege from the Collins English Dictionary
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