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English definition of “mean”

mean

verb [T] (EXPRESS)   /min/ (past tense and past participle meant  /ment/)
to represent or express something intended, or to refer to someone or something: "What does ’rough’ mean?" "It means ’not smooth.’" [+ that clause] These figures mean that almost 7% of the population is unemployed. "Do you see that girl over there?" "Do you mean the one with short blond hair?"
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