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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: repute 'to believe, consider', from French réputer, from Latin reputare 'to think over', from putare 'to think'

reputed

adjective
     
re‧put‧ed
according to what some people say, but not definitely
be reputed to be/do something
She is reputed to be extremely wealthy.
the reputed leader of the Crips gang
The painting was sold for a reputed $3 million.

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