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Meaning of “name names” in the English Dictionary

"name names" in British English

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name names

to ​tell someone in ​authority the ​names of ​peopleinvolved in a ​secret or ​illegalactivity
(Definition of name names from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"name names" in American English

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name names

to ​tell the ​names of ​people who are ​involved in something ​bad or ​illegal: She said she would never name ​names, ​even if she were ​offeredmoney.
(Definition of name names from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “name names”
in Chinese (Simplified) 供出(参与秘密或非法行动者的)姓名…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供出參與秘密或非法行動者的)姓名…
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