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English definition of “mean”

mean

verb [T] (HAVE RESULT)    /miːn/ (meant, meant)
B1 to have a particular result : Lower costs mean lower prices . [+ that] Advances in electronics mean that the technology is already available . [+ -ing verb] If we want to catch the 7.30 train , that will mean leav ing the house at 6.00.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying 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 mean verb (HAVE RESULT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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