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needless to say

C1 as you would expect; added to, or used to introduce, a remark giving information that is expected and not surprising: Needless to say, he'll be off work for a while.
Translations of “needless to say”
in Chinese (Traditional) 當然,不用說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 当然,不用说…
(Definition of needless to say from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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