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English definition of “I mean”

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.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings something that people often say before they start or continue their sentence: I mean, he's a good teacher, but I just don't like him.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings Grammar:MeanSee moreGrammar:I meanSee moreGrammar:See moreGrammar:NounsNouns are one of the four major word classes, along with verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Nouns are the largest word class.See more
(Definition of I mean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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