supposedly
adverb see supposed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • supposedly — [sə pō′zid lē] adv. according to what is, was, or may be supposed * * * See supposed. * * * …   Universalium

  • supposedly — index reputedly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • supposedly — 1610s, from SUPPOSED (Cf. supposed) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supposedly — is pronounced as four syllables …   Modern English usage

  • supposedly — ► ADVERB ▪ according to what is generally believed or supposed …   English terms dictionary

  • supposedly — [sə pō′zid lē] adv. according to what is, was, or may be supposed …   English World dictionary

  • supposedly — adv. Supposedly is used with these adjectives: ↑factual, ↑impartial, ↑independent, ↑new, ↑objective, ↑secret, ↑superior, ↑universal Supposedly is used with these verbs: ↑haunt, ↑help …   Collocations dictionary

  • supposedly — sup|pos|ed|ly [səˈpəuzıdli US ˈpou ] adv used when saying what many people say or believe is true, especially when you disagree with them [sentence adverb] ▪ Anne is coming for a visit in March supposedly. ▪ How could a supposedly intelligent… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • supposedly — sup|pos|ed|ly [ sə pouzədli ] adverb * as some people believe or say, although you may not agree with this: The house is supposedly haunted. Supposedly the process causes no environmental damage …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • supposedly — adverb used when saying what many people say or believe is true, especially when you disagree with them: In April 1912 this supposedly unsinkable slip hit an iceberg. (sentence adverb): Supposedly, she s a rich woman …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • supposedly */ — UK [səˈpəʊzɪdlɪ] / US [səˈpoʊzədlɪ] adverb as some people believe or say, although you may not agree with this The house is supposedly haunted. Supposedly the process causes no environmental damage …   English dictionary

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