- (idiom) So named; called by such a name, with a very strong connotation that the item is not worthy of that name.
- (math) Same as above, without the negative connotation.
- The Ising model.
Etymology: From (term, so) + (term, called).
- Dutch: zogenaamd
- French: soi-disant
- Italian: cosiddetto
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