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reputed

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

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ICM shall ensure tie-ups with reputed colleges and universities in UK and other countries in the world for progression of Frankfinn students to relevant degree and postgraduate degree programmes.
The well was a place of pilgrimage and its waters were reputed to cure warts, lameness, blindness, scurvy and rheumatism.
Although the amplification of the quote does not indicate when Cardinal Leger was told of Our Lady's reputed exclamation, one wonders whether Quebecers would be similarly moved if they heard it today.
Reputed to be from the movie script Lords of Dogtown, written by Stacy Peralta
Epimenides is reputed to be the first to record the liar paradox (also called Epimenides' paradox), in which a sentence that is grammatically correct (such as "I am lying") can be logically nonsensical.
Forgive me, the implication goes, not only for insisting on seeing all that there is humanly possible to see in the world but also for being so presumptuous in my reputed inhumanity as a person of African descent to aspire to write poetry of a quality and comprehensiveness equal to your own.
They have also been called Sotadics, from their reputed inventor, Sotades, a scurrilous Greek poet of the 3rd century bc.
According to sources the selected 6 officers are very well reputed and institution has high expectations from them.
PESHAWAR -- At least 57 shopkeepers, butchers and owners of reputed hotels were arrested for selling the meat on prohibited day and taken to lockup for violation of rules after an action taken against them by district administration on Tuesday.
Summary: The highly reputed New York Times has called Dubai's bid for the World Expo 2020 the "front-runner" out of the four international bids.