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strictly speaking

B2 being completely accurate: Strictly speaking, Great Britain consists of Scotland, Wales, and England, and the United Kingdom consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
(Definition of strictly speaking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strictly speaking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 严格来说…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴格來說…
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