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sacred cow

noun [C]  us   /ˈseɪ·krɪd ˈkaʊ/
something that people accept or believe to be good or necessary without ever questioning their belief: Defense spending is a sacred cow in Congress.
Translations of “sacred cow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不容質疑的信仰, 神聖不可侵犯的習俗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不容质疑的信仰, 批评不得的习俗…
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