asserted

[uh-sur-tid]
adjective
  1. resting on a statement or claim unsupported by evidence or proof; alleged: The asserted value of the property was twice the amount anyone offered.

Origin of asserted

First recorded in 1675–85; assert + -ed2
Related formsas·sert·ed·ly, adverbun·as·sert·ed, adjectivewell-as·sert·ed, adjective
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