Reportedly and Supposedly


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Reportedly adverb – According to reports or other information.
Supposedly and reportedly are semantically related. in allegedly topic. In some cases you can use "Supposedly" instead an adverb "Reportedly".
Nearby Words: report, reported
Synonyms for Reportedly


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Supposedly adverb – Believed or reputed to be the case.
Reportedly and supposedly are semantically related. You can use "Reportedly" instead an adverb "Supposedly".
Nearby Word: supposed
Synonyms for Supposedly

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  • Banned Episode Some stations reportedly didn't run "The First Seven Years," supposedly because it featured a violent sword fight sequence.
  • Film / Automata Things take a turn for the strange when Jacq is called in to investigate the destruction of a robot that was reportedly altering itself... something robots supposedly can't do.
  • World Tree Then Avianna was reportedly killed by the demons, and G'Hanir supposedly died.
    Source: World Tree
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Supposedly or Reportedly. 2016. Accessed January 28, 2021.

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