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Supposedly vs. Supposively

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Supposedlyadverb

As a matter of supposition; in the beliefs or according to the claims of some people.

‘People from other planets have supposedly visited Earth in flying saucers.’; ‘According to your testimony, you were supposedly at home watching TV when the murder occurred.’;

Supposivelyadverb

(nonstandard) supposedly

‘People from other planets have supposively visited Earth in flying saucers.’;

Supposedlyadverb

believed or reputed to be the case

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