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in the name of sb/sth

(also in sb's/sth's name)
representing someone or something: In ​oldmovies the ​policeshouted "Open up in the name of the ​law" before they ​broke the ​door down. They were ​arrested in the name of the ​king. As ​members of the ​union, we have the ​right to ​know what ​action the ​union is taking in ​our name.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 代表…, 用…的名义…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代表…, 用…的名義…
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