professed

US [prəˈfest]
UK [prə'fest]
  • adj.公开表明的;自称的;自诩的;假充的
  • v.“profess”的过去分词和过去式
  • Web专业;公开声称的;假装的
professed
adj.
1.
公开表明的used to describe a belief or a position that sb has publicly made known
a professed Christian/anarchist
公开表明信仰的基督教徒;公开表明立场的无政府主义者
2.
自称的;自诩的;假充的used to describe a feeling or an attitude that sb says they have but which may not be sincere
These, at least, were their professed reasons for pulling out of the deal.
至少这些是他们自称退出这宗交易的理由。