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as a matter of course

C1 If something is done as a matter of course, it is a usual part of the way in which things are done and is not special: Safety precautions are observed as a matter of course.
Translations of “as a matter of course”
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為理所當然的事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为理所当然的事…
(Definition of as a matter of course from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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