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English definition of “that is to say ...”

that is to say ...

or more exactly: Our friends, that is to say our son's friends, will meet us at the airport.
(Definition of that is to say ... from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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