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"strictly speaking" in British English

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strictly speaking

B2 being ​completelyaccurate: 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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