Meaning of “needless to say” in the English Dictionary

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"needless to say" in British English

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needless to say

C1 as you would expect; added to, or used to introduce, a remark giving information that is expected and not surprising:

Needless to say, he'll be off work for a while.

(Definition of “needless to say” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"needless to say" in American English

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needless to say

obviously:

Needless to say, because of the accident he won’t be at work for a while.

(Definition of “needless to say” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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