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by no means

also not by any means
not in any way: It is by no means clear what the president can do to end the strike. Note: Used to emphasize a negative statement.
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"by no means" in British English

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by no means

also not by any means
C1 not at all: It is by no means certain that we'll finish the project by June. This isn't the last we'll hear of it by any means.
(Definition of by no means from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by no means”
in Chinese (Simplified) 决不,一点都不…
in Chinese (Traditional) 決不,一點都不…
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