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English definition of “strictly speaking”

strictly speaking

B2 being completely accurate : Strictly speaking , Great Britain consists of Scotland , Wales , and England , and the United Kingdom consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.Accurate and exact
(Definition of strictly speaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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