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to/for all intents and purposes

C2 in all the most important ways: For all intents and purposes, the project is completed.
Translations of “to/for all intents and purposes”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在所有主要方面, 實際上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在所有主要方面, 实际上…
(Definition of to/for all intents and purposes from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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