I mean Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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I mean

A2 used to ​correct what you have just said or to ​add more ​information: I really do ​love him - as a ​friend, I mean. something that ​people often say before they ​start or ​continuetheirsentence: I mean, he's a good ​teacher, but I just don't like him.
(Definition of I mean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)