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English Meaning(s) for 言わば

  1. so to speak; so to call it; as it were

Definition and Synonyms for 言わば

As It Were as if it were really so
Synonyms: まるで, 恰も, 言わば, 言うなれば
So To Speak in a manner of speaking
Synonyms: いわゆる, 言わば, 言うなれば

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Sample Sentences for 言わば

What is shown on television is, as it were, a reflection of what society is like.
He never loses his curiosity; he is, as it were, an eternal youth.
My father is, so to speak, a walking dictionary.
Human beings are emotional creatures, so to speak.
He is, so to speak, a walking encyclopedia.

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