Suspected
Suspected Sus*pect"ed, a. Distrusted; doubted. -- {Sus*pect"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Sus*pect"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • suspected — UK US /səˈspektɪd/ adjective [before noun] ► used to describe someone that people believe may have committed a particular crime, or a crime that people believe may have been committed: »Police arrested three suspected terrorists. »a suspected… …   Financial and business terms

  • suspected — suspected; un·suspected; suspected·ly; suspected·ness; …   English syllables

  • suspected — sus|pect|ed [səˈspektıd] adj [only before noun] 1.) suspected burglar/terrorist/spy etc someone who is thought to be guilty of a crime ▪ a suspected child killer 2.) if you have a suspected illness or injury, doctors think that you might have it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suspected — sus|pect|ed [ sə spektəd ] adjective * 1. ) a suspected injury is one that doctors think you have, but they are not sure yet: He was brought to the emergency room with suspected concussion. 2. ) a suspected criminal is one who the courts have not …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • suspected */ — UK [səˈspektɪd] / US [səˈspektəd] adjective 1) a suspected injury is one that doctors think you have, but they are not sure yet He was brought to the casualty department with suspected concussion. 2) a suspected criminal is one who the courts… …   English dictionary

  • suspected — adjective 1 suspected terrorist/spy etc someone the police believe is a terrorist etc 2 a suspected broken knee/heart attack etc if you have a suspected broken knee etc, doctors think that you may have a broken knee etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • suspected — adjective believed likely a suspected thief a suspected infection • Ant: ↑unsuspected …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suspected — Suspect Sus*pect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suspected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suspecting}.] 1. To imagine to exist; to have a slight or vague opinion of the existence of, without proof, and often upon weak evidence or no evidence; to mistrust; to surmise; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suspected — adjective Of something or one believed to be of cause or at fault. Bring in the suspected vandal …   Wiktionary

  • suspected — See alleged. See alleged, accused, suspected …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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