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meaning

noun  us   /ˈmi·nɪŋ/

meaning noun (IMPORTANCE)

[U] importance or value: Life had lost its meaning for her.

meaning noun (EXPRESSION)

[C/U] what something represents or expresses: [C] Do you know the meaning of this word? [C] The word has several meanings.
Translations of “meaning”
in Korean 의미, 목적…
in Arabic مَعْنى, هَدَف…
in Portuguese significado, propósito…
in Catalan significat, sentit…
in Japanese 意味, 価値…
in Italian significato, valore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 符號或字詞, 意思,意義, 含義…
in Russian значение, смысл…
in Turkish anlam, mana, gaye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 符号或字词, 意思,意义, 含义…
in Polish znaczenie, sens…
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