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allege

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishallegeal‧lege /əˈledʒ/ ●●○ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 ACCUSESAY/STATEto say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong, although it has not been provedit is alleged (that) 🔊 It was alleged that the policeman had accepted bribes.allege that 🔊 The prosecution alleged that the man had been responsible for an act of terrorism.be alleged to be/do something 🔊 The water is alleged to be polluted with mercury.see thesaurus at accuse→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
allegeJachowicz had published numerous articles alleging abuses by the secret police.In each case the violation alleged by those attacking minimum wage regulation for women is deprivation of freedom of contract.In a statement to the press, Massey alleged that her husband had planned to kill her.It is alleged that London-Brussels is the most expensive journey per mile in the world.It has been alleged that senior officials were involved in a $20 million drugs deal.Stockholders filed suit against First National Entertainment in 1993, alleging that the company had misled them by issuing inflated revenue projections.Scarborough magistrates were told that the case involved a large-scale mortgage fraud alleged to have occurred between January 1985 and February 1988.Taylor is alleged to have used public money to buy expensive presents for her friends.The Sons filed the lawsuit about three weeks later, seeking $ 1,000 for each alleged violation by the state.allege thatIt was alleged that during the incident, at which more police arrived, a black woman was assaulted.She claims damages alleging that her reputation has been damaged...As such, it is alleged that it is appropriate to be dealt with on the basis of qualified majority voting.It was alleged that police officers over- reacted or committed breaches of discipline and even criminal offences.The lawsuit would likely allege that Symington got the loan because he deliberately misled the pension funds about his financial condition.Reformists allege that the killings were part of a campaign by state-sponsored death squads to silence dissent.Suits by consumers alleged that the product is defective and fraudulently marketed.
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Verb table
allege
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyallege
he, she, italleges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyalleged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave alleged
he, she, ithas alleged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad alleged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill allege
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have alleged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam alleging
he, she, itis alleging
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you, we, theyare alleging
Past
I, he, she, itwas alleging
you, we, theywere alleging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been alleging
he, she, ithas been alleging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been alleging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be alleging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been alleging
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