Definition of by the same or that or this token in English:

by the same (or that or this) token

In the same way or for the same reason: there was little evidence to substantiate the gossip and, by the same token, there was little to disprove it
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  • Popularity need not be equated with the destruction of intellectual values and, by the same token, accessibility need not threaten traditional archival and custodial roles.
  • It is convenient to claim that what goes on in other countries is no business of ours and by the same token that foreigners should keep their noses out of what happens inside our borders.
  • We're not trying to make a point of being laid-back but, by the same token, you do not want to be gratuitously intense, because that becomes your message.
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