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English definition of “speaks for itself”

speaks for itself

C2 If something speaks for itself, it is clear and needs no further explanation: The school's excellent record speaks for itself.Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of speaks for itself from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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