Definition of "putative"
  1. Commonly assumed or believed to be true, but not proven or officially recognized
How to use "putative" in a sentence
  1. Despite his denial, he was pronounced the putative father due to the child's striking resemblance.
  2. Their putative marriage came under scrutiny as divorce papers from a previous relationship surfaced.
  3. Because of the consistent qualifications in his resume, he is considered the putative candidate for the managerial role.

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