reportedly

[ ri-pawr-tid-lee, -pohr- ]
/ rɪˈpɔr tɪd li, -ˈpoʊr- /
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adverb

according to report or rumor: Reportedly, he is a billionaire.

Nearby words

  1. reportable disease,
  2. reportage,
  3. reported,
  4. reported clause,
  5. reported speech,
  6. reporter,
  7. reporter gene,
  8. reporting,
  9. reportorial,
  10. reposal

Origin of reportedly

First recorded in 1900–05; report + -ed2 + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for reportedly

reportedly

/ (rɪˈpɔːtɪdlɪ) /

adverb

according to rumour or reporthe is reportedly living in Australia
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