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in the name of sth

( also in sth's name)
C2 (said or done) in order to help a particular thing succeed: Much blood has been spilled in the name of religion.
Translations of “in the name of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (言行)以…的名義…
in Chinese (Simplified) (言行)以…的名义…
(Definition of in the name of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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