so-called

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Etymology[edit]

so +‎ called

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

so-called (not comparable)

  1. So named, but wrongly so.
    These so-called "assistants" are making our jobs harder, not easier!
  2. (mathematics, sciences) So named.
    the so-called Ising model

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Further reading[edit]

  • so-called at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • So-Called. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved on 6 June 2016.