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    referred to as

    Does "referred to as" have the same meaning as "is called?"
    For instance, James' brand-new car is called JZ80.
    Can I replace "is called" with "referred to as", "is known as","is classified as", or "is stated?"

    Thanks!

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    You can use referred to as or known as. The others aren't used that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    You can use referred to as or known as. The others aren't used that way.

    :)
    Could you tell me the differences between "is called","is known as","is referred to as",etc?

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bread
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    You can use referred to as or known as. The others aren't used that way.

    :)
    Could you tell me the differences between "is called","is known as","is referred to as",etc?
    They all mean pretty much the same thing.

    :)

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