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means

noun (MONEY)    /miːnz/ (plural means)
C2 [plural] money, for example from an income, that allows you to buy things: [+ to infinitive] He has the means to buy half the houses in the street if he wanted to.AccountingEarning money and money earnedGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money live beyond your means to spend more money than you receive as incomeBudgeting and saving money live within your means to spend less money than you receive as incomePaying and spending money a man/woman of means a rich man/womanWealthy people
(Definition of means noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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