allege · verb T /əˈledʒ/Full view
C2 to say that something is true or state something as a fact without giving proof
Dictionary examples:

Administration of the program is alleged to have cost $15,000 last month.

The school district alleges that the state has not continued to adequately finance schools.

Learner example:

Advocates of perpetual economic growth allege that the world in which we live is a better place compared to what it was a long time ago. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)

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