reputedly

[ ri-pyoo-tid-lee ]
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adverb
  1. according to reputation or popular belief: a reputedly honest man.

Origin of reputedly

1
First recorded in 1680–90; reputed + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for reputedly

reputedly

/ (rɪˈpjuːtɪdlɪ) /


adverb
  1. according to general belief or supposition: the reputedly excellent food

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