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English definition of “meaning”

meaning

noun  /ˈmi·nɪŋ/ us  

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.
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