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properly speaking

formal
really: It's not, properly speaking, champagne but it is very similar.
Translations of “properly speaking”
in Chinese (Traditional) 實際上,嚴格來說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 实际上,严格来说…
(Definition of properly speaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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