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English definition of “lip-service”

lip-service

noun [no plural]
 
 
/ˈlɪpsɜːvɪs/
give/pay lip-service to sth informal to say that you support an idea or plan, but not do anything to help it succeed: Although everyone pays lip-service to it, nobody talks seriously about cleaning up the environment.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
(Definition of lip-service from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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