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so-called

US [ˈsoʊ ˌkɔld]
UK [ˈsəʊ kɔːld]
  • adj.(表示不认同)所谓的;(引出约定俗成的称谓)人称…的
  • Web号称的;号称;包含不承认的意思
so-called
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adj.
1.
[obn]
(表示不认同)所谓的used to show that you do not think that the word or phrase that is being used to describe sb/sth is appropriate
the opinion of a so-called ‘expert’
一个所谓的“专家”的意见
How have these so-called improvements helped the local community?
这些所谓的进步对当地社会有什么帮助呢?
2.
[ubn]
(引出约定俗成的称谓)人称…的,号称…的used to introduce the word that people usually use to describe sth
artists from the so-called ‘School of London’
号称“伦敦派”的一群艺术家

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