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English translation of 'prétendu'

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[pʀetɑ̃dy ]
Word forms: prétendu, prétendue
un prétendu expert a so-called expert

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Example Sentences Including 'prétendu'

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Les Japonais n'ont jamais prétendu avoir inventé la natation.
Le Monde (2001)
Son gouvernement a ensuite prétendu, faussement, que ses ressortissants n'étaient pas visés.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Sous le prétendu communisme, aucune alternative politico-économique n'a pu se former.

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'prétendu' in Other Languages

British English: alleged /əˈlɛdʒd/ ADJECTIVE
An alleged fact has been stated but has not been proved to be true. 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
  • Latin American Spanish: presunto
  • Swedish: påstådd
  • Thai: ซึ่งถูกกล่าวหา
  • Turkish: iddia edilen
  • Ukrainian: уявний
  • Vietnamese: bị cáo buộc
British English: ostensible ADJECTIVE
Ostensible is used to describe something that seems to be true or is officially stated to be true, but about which you or other people have doubts.
The ostensible purpose of these meetings was to gather information on financial strategies.
  • American English: ostensible
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aparente
  • Chinese: 表面上的
  • European Spanish: aparente
  • French: prétendu
  • German: vorgeblich
  • Italian: apparente
  • Japanese: 表向きの
  • Korean: 표면적으로
  • European Portuguese: aparente
  • Latin American Spanish: aparente


Translation of prétendu from the Collins French to English
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