Significado de “so-called” - en el Diccionario Inglés


so-called en inglés

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so-calledadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌsəʊˈkɔːld/ us /ˌsoʊˈkɑːld/

B2 used to show that you think a word that is used to describe someone or something is not suitable or not correct:

It was one of his so-called friends who supplied him with the drugs that killed him.

B2 used to introduce a new word or phrase that is not yet known by many people:

It isn't yet clear how dangerous these so-called "super-rats" are.

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(Definición de so-called del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

so-called en inglés americano

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so-calledadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈsoʊˈkɔld/

named or called in a particular way:

Married taxpayers are hit hard by the so-called marriage penalty.

People or things that are so-called may not fit their name:

These so-called experts don’t know anything.

(Definición de so-called del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)