[ sey-ing ]
/ ˈseɪ ɪŋ /
something said, especially a proverb or apothegm.
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go without saying, to be completely self-evident; be understood: It goes without saying that you are welcome to visit us at any time.
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British Dictionary definitions for go without saying
/ (ˈseɪɪŋ) /
a maxim, adage, or proverb
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Idioms and Phrases with go without saying
go without saying
Be self-evident, a matter of course. For example, It goes without saying that success is the product of hard work. This expression is a translation of the French cela va sans dire. [Second half of 1800s]
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