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say-so

noun [S] uk   /ˈseɪ.səʊ/  us   /-soʊ/ informal

say-so noun [S] (STATEMENT)

a statement made by someone without proof: Don't just believe it on my say-so - find out for yourself.

say-so noun [S] (PERMISSION)

an instruction to do something, or permission given by someone to do something: She's not allowed to do anything without her father's say-so.
Translations of “say-so”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲明, 隨便說說,無根據的斷言…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声明, 随便的一说,无根据的断言…
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