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noun [C or U] (OF WORD/WRITING/SIGN, ETC.)    /ˈmiː.nɪŋ/
B1 The meaning of something is what it expresses or represents: The word 'flight' has two different meanings: a plane journey, and the act of running away. The meaning of his gesture was clear. His novels often have (a) hidden meaning.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying Grammar:NounsNouns are one of the four major word classes, along with verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Nouns are the largest word class.See more
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