Purportedly



[per-pawr-tid, -pohr-] /pərˈpɔr tɪd, -ˈpoʊr-/

adjective
1.
reputed or claimed; alleged:
We saw no evidence of his purported wealth.
/pɜːˈpɔːtɪd/
adjective
1.
alleged; supposed; rumoured: a purported two million dollar deal
adv.

“allegedly,” 1949, from past participle of purport (v.) + -ly (2).

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