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  • adj. Of something or one believed to be of cause or at fault.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of suspect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Distrusted; doubted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. believed likely


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  • Killing suspected notice that word ’suspected’ Terrorists is the most sure-fire way to get the whole middle-east and a decent portion of the rest of the world angry at us.

    Think Progress » 5th Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Objects to Bush’s Plan To Authorize Torture

  • A Thai court has extended the term suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout can be held in jail without charge by another 12 days. - Articles related to Viktor Bout, 'Merchant of Death'

  • So that is why you hear the term suspected case of swine flu.


  • First of all, we are hearing from an agent working for the FBI and the Coast Guard that they found, what they describe as suspected blood found inside the cabin, whereas before Zarabozo allegedly told authorities that the four missing crew members were shot outside the cabin.

    CNN Transcript Oct 2, 2007

  • Police say border officials discovered what they called a suspected explosive device when they were searching a vehicle.


  • “We suspected from the beginning that the binding arbitration was packaged with the elimination of the secret ballot in order to create a straw man they could take down later,” said Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC).

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  • A couple of things I had suspected from the start were pointed out by many.

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  • The boy had said "raptor," and, despite Manuel's protests, she suspected it was a Spanish word.

    Jurassic Park

  • And they go over this with great care to make sure that they are either classified as suspected of returning to terrorism based upon -- you know, this can be based upon everything from -- okay, for example, the confirmed returning to terrorism would be fingerprints, conclusive photographic match, reliable verified or well corroborated intelligence reporting, things of that nature.

  • Vesti also showed men it identified as the suspected hijackers in handcuffs being led by Russian marines to buses on the Cape Verde island of Sal.

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