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Reputed Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    reputed adj : commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds; "the foundling's putative father"; "the reputed (or purported) author of the book"; "the supposed date of birth" [syn: putative(a), purported(a), reputed(a), supposed(a)]
Reputed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Repute \Re*pute"\ (r?-p?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Reputing.] [F. r['e]puter, L. reputare to count over, think over; pref. re- re- + putare to count, think. See Putative.] To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to think; to reckon. Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight? --Job xviii. 3. The king your father was reputed for A prince most prudent. --Shak.
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