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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “in name only”

in name only

If a situation exists in name only, it is officially described that way, although that description is not true
只在名義上
A large percentage of the population is Catholic , though many are so in name only.
大部分人口都是天主教徒,雖然其中許多是有名無實。
True, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of in name only from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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