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Entry Details for いわゆる

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pre-noun adjectival

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English Meaning(s) for いわゆる

pre-noun adjectival
  1. what is called; as it is called; the so-called; so to speak

Definition and Synonyms for いわゆる

So To Speak in a manner of speaking
Synonyms: いわば, いわゆる, 言うなれば

Stroke Order Diagrams for いわゆる

Sample Sentences for いわゆる

He is what is called a walking encyclopedia.
CO₂ has a lot to do with the so-called greenhouse effect.
"Say, shall we try a questionnaire with the boarding students?" "Ah! One of those things they call 'marketing research'."
He was a so-called aristocrat by birth.
Looks, brains, reflexes, rich family and, for good measure, vice president of the student committee - in other words he's 'perfect'.

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