how to pronounce alleged


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alleged is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of alleged in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… on how the alleged moldy cake pop came …”

meanings of alleged


  1. Supposed but doubtful.
  2. Asserted but not proved.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of allege.

alleged frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word alleged occurs in english on average 16.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics alleged can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that alleged can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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