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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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so-called

(adjective) Doubtful or suspect.

Synonyms: alleged, supposed

Usage: The so-called master detective tripped over the murder weapon just as he was declaring the case insolvable.
taurine
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A class, properly so called (of members or creditors), consist of: "those persons whose rights are not so dissimilar as to make it impossible for them to consult together with a view to their common interest.

-The test outlined by Bowen L.J. in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in Sovereign Life Assurance Co. v. Dodd [1892 2 QB 573, included within Scisys Group PLC -v- The Companies Act 2014, [2014] IEHC, 17 December 2019, at the para. 24.
Adyl Mouhei
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So-called

Adjective

Used to show that something or someone is commonly designated by the name or term specified.
"Western Countries belonging to the so-called Paris club"

Synonyms :


inappropriately named
supposed
alleged
presumed
ostensible
reputed
pretended
feigned
artificial
synthetic
counterfeit
nominal
in title/name only
titular
self-styled
self-titled
professed
would-be
self-appointed
soi-disant
self-named
used to express one's view that such a name or term is inappropriate.
"She could trust him more than any of her so-called friends"
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:01:41 AM

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Watch out for this one -- it is most commonly used to "get a dig in" (deliver an insult).
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