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means  

EN[miːnz]
US
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  • NomBFmeanPREmé-
    1. plural of mean.
      1. NC (singular and plural) An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.
        1. She treated him as a means to an end. ‎
        2. A car is a means of transport.
      2. NU (plural only) Resources; riches.
        1. a person of means;   independent means
        2. He was living beyond his means.
    2. VerbeBFmeanPRmeaningPT, PPmeantPT, PPmeaned
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of mean.
      2. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • Deaf people may be able to read people's lips, but it's not a foolproof means of communication.
          • I meant to call her today, but it completely slipped my mind.
          • Uncle Sam Needs You! means The [U.S.] Army Needs You!
        2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • The editor decided that repunctuating Shakespeare's sonnets risked damaging their meaning.
          • No longer just an excuse to eat great food and drink fine riesling, the Spring Festival has taken on new meaning.
          • He's like a human parrot: he resays whatever he's told - without any comprehension of its meaning.

      Meaning of means for the defined word.

      Grammaticalement, ce mot "means" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable, un pluralia tantum et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un formes verbale.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Noms
          • Noms Dénombrable
            • Pluralia tantum
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
              • Verbes
                • Formes verbales
                  • Formes singulières Verb
                    • Troisième personne du singulier formes
              Difficulté: Niveau 1
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              Définition: Niveau 8
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              Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
              Liens Connexes:
              1. en meanship
              2. en means test
              3. en means-test
              4. en means-tested
              5. en meanspirited
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