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Definitions of purport:
  • noun:   general meaning or tenor
  • noun:   the intended meaning of a communication
  • verb:   have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming
    Example: "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
  • verb:   propose or intend

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