Meaning of professedly

pro•fess•ed•ly

Pronunciation: (pru-fes'id-lē), [key]
— adv.
  1. allegedly; pretendedly: He is only professedly poor.
  2. avowedly; by open declaration: She is professedly guilty of the crime.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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