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English definition of “mean”

mean

noun [S] (METHOD)    /miːn/ formal
a quality or way of doing something that is in the middle of two completely different qualities or ways of doing something: We need to find a mean between exam questions that are too difficult and those that are too easy .Ways of achieving thingsAverages
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