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by word of mouth

in ​speech but not in writing: All the ​orders were given by word of ​mouth so that no written ​evidence could be ​discoveredlater.
(Definition of by word of mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by word of mouth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 口头上的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口頭上的…
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