Definition of 'supposed'
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She had been sentenced to death for her supposed crimes and her execution was scheduled for the next day. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But its supposed friends have too easily seen its problems as self-contained, and allowed themselves yet another conference in which to tackle the worsening trouble. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Very Common. supposed is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: supposed ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is supposed to happen, you mean that it is planned or expected. Sometimes this use suggests that the thing does not really happen in this way.
He was supposed to have reported to his new boss more than two hours ago.
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