Definition of 'alleged'
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But sometimes there is also an element of fraud from the alleged victim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The seriousness of his alleged crimes is not in dispute. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Merseyside police received reports of two alleged offences in moving vehicles but the drivers were not traced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He had been in the country to give a talk about UFOs and alleged conspiracies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The alleged incident happened last Thursday night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of the alleged crimes were carried out on Swiss territory. The Sun (2016)The inquiry itself has announced a review of concerns raised by MPs about the way it dealt with the alleged incident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The alleged offences are said to have taken place between November last year and September this year. The Sun (2016)At first she was questioned about alleged plots to escape. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)There is no suggestion that the investors were aware of the alleged fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The alleged offences are punishable with up to three years in prison. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And we should prioritise cases according to the seriousness of the alleged offence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He still harbours a grievance about the alleged incident. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An investigation found no evidence that the company had tried to cover up alleged frauds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She went to the police two days after the alleged incident following a reported examination by a doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He committed a crime against his bank and against other investors who lost their money through his alleged fraud. Christianity Today (2000)Three times he replied to questions about this alleged offence by saying'no comment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All six were being questioned together last night about alleged plans to mount attacks in Britain. The Sun (2012)If the alleged offence is such that this outcome is likely, there seems to be no persuasive argument for remand in custody. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)He refuses to allow an independent investigation into alleged war crimes, or account for about 100,000 people who disappeared during the war. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She is claiming damages for alleged false imprisonment and personal injury, as well as the costs of medical treatment for injuries to Lilly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'alleged'
British English: alleged /əˈlɛdʒd/ ADJECTIVE
An alleged fact has been stated but has not been proved to be true.
...an alleged miracle.
- American English: alleged
- Arabic: مَزْعُوم
- Brazilian Portuguese: suposto
- Chinese: 声称的
- Croatian: navodni
- Czech: údajný
- Danish: påstået
- Dutch: naar men beweert
- European Spanish: presunto
- Finnish: väitetty
- French: prétendu
- German: angeblich
- Greek: φερόμενος
- Italian: presunto
- Japanese: 申し立てられた
- Korean: 주장된
- Norwegian: påstått
- Polish: rzekomy
- European Portuguese: suposto
- Romanian: pretins
- Russian: признаваемый
- Spanish: presunto
- Swedish: påstådd
- Thai: ซึ่งถูกกล่าวหา
- Turkish: iddia edilen
- Ukrainian: уявний
- Vietnamese: bị cáo buộc
Definition of alleged from the Collins English Dictionary
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