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Meaning of “by the same token” in the English Dictionary

"by the same token" in British English

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by the same token

C2 used to ​mean that something you are about to say is also ​true, for the same ​reasons as what has just been said: I don't ​think that ​prices will go up but, by the same ​token, I don't ​see them going down either.
(Definition of by the same token from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"by the same token" in American English

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by the same token

because of this same ​situation or ​condition: You ​want to ​store things, but by the same ​token, you ​want to be ​able to ​find them again.
(Definition of by the same token from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by the same token”
in Chinese (Simplified) 同理,同样地,由于同样的原因…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同理,同樣地,由於同樣的原因…
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