Which expression is preferred? I found in writing the expression

"Not just a ___."

but maybe it is better to write

"Not only a ___."

What do you think? Does it even matter? The context is a very large MNC describing their offers. "We offer not just vechiles, but also..."

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In most cases, "not only" and "not just" are interchangeable. Either choice is fine in your example. Take a look at this question.

Merriam-Webster even bundles them together along with merely.

not just/only/merely: something more than

Example: It is not just/only/merely a novel; it is a literary classic.

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