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meaning

noun [U] (IMPORTANCE)    /ˈmiː.nɪŋ/
B2 importance or value : The birth of her first grandchild gave new meaning to her life . Education had no great meaning for him until much later in his life .ImportanceUseful or advantageous Grammar:NounsNouns are one of the four major word classes, along with verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Nouns are the largest word class.
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