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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:MeanGrammar:I meanGrammar:Grammar:NounsNouns are one of the four major word classes, along with verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Nouns are the largest word class.
(Definition of I mean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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