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reputed

[ ri-pyoo-tid ]
/ rɪˈpyu tɪd /
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adjective

reported or supposed to be such: the reputed author of a book.

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Origin of reputed

First recorded in 1540–50; repute + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM reputed

un·re·put·ed, adjectivewell-re·put·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reputed

reputed
/ (rɪˈpjuːtɪd) /

adjective

(prenominal) generally reckoned or considered; supposed or allegedhe is the reputed writer of a number of romantic poems
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