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English definition of “by the same token”

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by the same token

because of this same situation or condition: You want to store things, but by the same token, you want to be able to find them again.
Translations of “by the same token”
in Chinese (Traditional) 同理,同樣地,由於同樣的原因…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同理,同样地,由于同样的原因…
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