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English definition of “means”
/miːnz/ (plural means)
the means justify the end › used to say that it does not matter if the methods used to achieve something are wrong, dishonest, etc. as long as you get the result you want : I'm sorry, but reducing the wages of the lowest-paid in order to save money is just not acceptable - the means don't justify the end.
by means of › using something: The device is attached to the patient's arm by means of straps.