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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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    • Reputed Gangster Pleads Guilty in Kidnapping Plot
      Reputed gang member 'Lady Jamaica' pleads guilty in plot to kidnap NC prosecutor's father Read more on this news related to 'Reputed'
    • Reputed mob boss Joseph Andriacchi lists River Forest mansion for $2.15 million
      Reputed mob boss Joseph Andriacchi, who for more than two decades has been reported by law enforcement organizations and the Chicago Crime Commission to be a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit, has listed his four-bedroom, 6,350-square-foot mansion in River Forest for $2.15 million. Read more on this news related to 'Reputed'
    • Reputed gang member 'Lady Jamaica' pleads guilty in plot to kidnap NC prosecutor's father
      A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. Read more on this news related to 'Reputed'

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