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English Reference for iwayuru (いわゆる)

Kanji
Kana
いわゆる
iwayuru
Definitions
pre-noun adjectival usually kana what is called, as it is called, the so-called, so to speak
Example sentences
The Kawagoe festival float has the shape of what's called a hoko float. It has three, or four, wheels attached
In the opening paragraphs I query the validity of so-called supply-side economic strategies
He regards so-called compulsory education as useless
Her notions were what is called advanced
His study is based on what is called fact
He is what we call a man of culture
He is what is called a man of culture
In California are the famous big trees, or "forest kings" as they are called
She is what is called a learned fool
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