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reputed

adj. referring to what is accepted by general public belief, whether or not correct.

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The first class set forth, that Rebecca was heard to mutter to herself in an unknown tongue that the songs she sung by fits were of a strangely sweet sound, which made the ears of the hearer tingle, and his heart throb that she spoke at times to herself, and seemed to look upward for a reply that her garments were of a strange and mystic form, unlike those of women of good repute that she had rings impressed with cabalistical devices, and that strange characters were broidered on her veil.
The concept of upper house of parliament is to include intellectuals, experts and people of repute in the legislative process so that the nation could benefit from their expertise in the formulation of the national policy.
In a decision notice, Mr Jones said: "Andrew Martin was called before me to consider his repute as a transport manager.
He has a good repute and is respected by both the circles.
Nigeria's Air Peace Airline and six of its crew members have been rewarded with the 'National Carrier of Repute' and 'Nigerian Crew Member of Repute' awards respectively by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) for delivering flight services with exceptional efficiency.
We were all laughing together about recent talk of politicians being "in bed" with people of ill repute.
1 Air Hostess Training Institute has entered into an exclusive worldwide tie-up with ICM - an Institute of repute in UK, for accrediting all of its following vocational courses in the subject area of Aviation, Hospitality & Travel Management besides certifying Frankfinn First Impression training programmes / courses imparting training for creation of strong and indelible First Impression, named as "First Impression".
And she says the hard times are reflected in her latest album - House of Ill Repute. She added:"The album is set in a house of ill repute, and there's women in the rooms singing their story about how they ended up in this house.
The Traffic Commissioner for Wales - the official who licenses bus and coach operators - will consider the "repute" of the managers of Ferris Holidays, in Nantgarw, after the inquiry in Cardiff on July 20 and 21.