Reportedly

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Definition

reportedly...: according to certain people or certain sources...
adverb
A plane reportedly crashed in Brazil yesterday It has been reported that a plane crashed in Brazil yesterday.

Examples

  • "July 27th, 2007: A hot air balloon flying off the California coast reportedly crashed over the Pacific Ocean early this morning."
  • "Just one month ago, IFC reportedly made a billion-dollar offer to acquire the innovative American juice store after hearing rumors of the "magical" properties of their products."

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