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means  

EN[miːnz]
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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
          • Unlike us, to him money meant nothing. He would work hard for thirty dollars a month, then spend it all with his characteristic freeheartedness in an hour of relaxation.
          • *bʰr̥- is the zero-grade of the Indo-European root *bʰer- meaning ‘to carry, bear’.
          • In vain it is to wash a goblet, if you mean to put it nothing but the dead lees and vap of wine. — Jeremy Taylor.
        2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • The editor decided that repunctuating Shakespeare's sonnets risked damaging their meaning.
          • Evidences from ectrophysiological studies which employed affective priming paradigms also support the idea that music can convey emotional 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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              Facile     ➨     Difficile
              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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