purport

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1 purport /ˈpɚˌpoɚt/ noun
1 purport
/ˈpɚˌpoɚt/
noun
Learner's definition of PURPORT
[noncount] formal
: the main or general meaning of something (such as a speech or a person's actions)
2 purport /pɚˈpoɚt/ verb
purports; purported; purporting
2 purport
/pɚˈpoɚt/
verb
purports; purported; purporting
Learner's definition of PURPORT
[+ object]
: to claim to be or do a particular thing when this claim may not be true followed by to + verb
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