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meaning

noun
 
 
/ˈmiːnɪŋ/
EXPRESS [C, U] B1 The meaning of words, signs, or actions is what they express or represent: The word 'squash' has several meanings. The meaning of her gesture was clear.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
PURPOSE [U, no plural] B2 purpose or emotional importance: She felt that her life had no meaning.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
Translations of “meaning”
in Korean 의미, 목적…
in Arabic مَعْنى, هَدَف…
in Portuguese significado, propósito…
in Catalan significat, sentit…
in Japanese 意味, 価値…
in Italian significato, valore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 符號或字詞, 意思,意義, 含義…
in Russian значение, смысл…
in Turkish anlam, mana, gaye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 符号或字词, 意思,意义, 含义…
in Polish znaczenie, sens…
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