purport

PronunciationEdit

  • (verb) (UK) IPA (key): /pəˈpɔːt/
  • (verb) (US) IPA (key): /pɚˈpɔrt/
  • (noun) (UK) IPA (key): /ˈpɜːpɔːt/ or /ˈpɜːpət/
  • (noun) (US) IPA (key): /ˈpɚpɔrt/
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NounEdit

Singular
purport

Plural
purports

  1. A purport is the intention or purpose of something.

VerbEdit

Plain form
purport

Third-person singular
purports

Past tense
purported

Past participle
purported

Present participle
purporting

  1. If a person purports, they falsely or inaccurately pretend to be or to do something.