omit as in passive

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aysaa

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Hi,

1. The regime was inevitably labelled as 'communist'.

2. Michael was considered as an excellent teacher.

3. She is known as a teacher.

I would like to know if the adverb 'as' is necessary.

Thanks.
 
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It's not necessary in 1 and 2, but it is in 3.
 

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In general, when does 'as' become necessary??
 
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