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Alleged 1100 Words You Need Week 15 Day 2

Published on March 11th, 2020 | Last updated on March 11th, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Alleged 1100 Words You Need Week 15 Day 2 | 102 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Alleged 1100 Words You Need

Alleged 1100 Words You Need

/əˈledʒd/ (adj)

something that has been theorized or assumed but not yet proved, unproven, suspected, presumed, so-called, purported, apparent:

In criminal law, an “allegation” is an unproven accusation. For example, a person suspected or accused of committing the offense of burglary may be referred to as an“alleged burglar.” The word “burglar” should not be used alone without “alleged” unless the accused entered a plea of guilty or no contest, or unless he has already been convicted at trial.

We use the term “alleged” because it is not uncommon for a person to be falsely accused of a crime and also because the presumption of innocence is a fundamental right in all modern nations, including the United States.

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A statute of limitations is a law that sets the maximum time the parties involved have to initiate legal proceedings from the date of an alleged offense, whether civil or criminal. However, the length of time the statute allows for a victim to bring legal action against the suspected wrong-doer can vary from one jurisdiction to another.

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Antonyms: confirmed, verified, authenticated

Adverb: allegedly

Verb: allege

Noun: allegation

Farsi: ادعا شده

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