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English definition of “in name only”

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in name only

having a particular title or name without the characteristics or duties that usually come with that title: It’s an island in name only, since it’s been joined to the mainland now by landfill.
Translations of “in name only”
in Chinese (Traditional) 只在名義上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 只在名义上…
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