refer to as

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Definition of refer to as

: to call (something or someone) by (a specified name or title) The victim was referred to only as "John Doe." At one time, people referred to the city as the Paris of the East.

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“Refer to as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refer%20to%20as. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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