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JLPT Taisaku 151#いわゆる

いわゆる


Meaning:


So-called; what we call; known as


Examples:

伊藤さんはいわゆる「エリート」の大学を卒業した。

Ms. Ito graduated from one of the so-called "elite" universities.


いわゆるリストラのために失業した人は非常に多い。

Many people lost their jobs because of what is called restructuring.


1986年から90年代初めにかけてのいわゆる【パプル経済】の時代には土地や株が高騰した。

During the so-called "bubble economy," from 1986 through the early 90's, land and stocks prices soared.

I put all the examples along with the meaning into flashcards to study just in case you forget. (I suggest downloading the app version for brainscape) With this you can even study on your phone!


Feel free to use this flash card deck I update regularly.

https://www.brainscape.com/p/1QM6Q-LH-7XTJA

This grammar is really for intermediate-advanced learners. If you are looking to know where to start in Japanese and building a good foundation check out this blog post it.

https://www.myvaphotography.com/post/how-to-learn-japanese-effectively-and-avoid-these-mistakes-i-made