Reports from Afghanistan suggest ...

lagoo

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Hello,

"Reports from Afghanistan suggest the country's Vice-President General Abdul Rashid Dostum tried to fly back from Turkey on Monday but was denied permission to land."

Source: Listening from BBC News

What does “suggest” mean in the above-mentioned sentence?
 

Lynxear

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"Suggest" in this context means that the reader of the "reports" believes the actions to be true but they are not proven with certainty.
 
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