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Translation of "mean" - English-Arabic dictionary

mean

verb   /miːn/ ( past tense and past participle meant)
A2 to have a particular meaning يَعْني What does this word mean? The green light means go.
I mean
A2 something that you say in order to correct yourself أَقْصِد We went there in May – I mean June.
mean to do something
B1 to want to do something يَنوي فِعْل شَيء I didn’t mean to hurt her.
be meaning to do something
B1 to be planning to do something يَنوي فِعل شَيء I’ve been meaning to call you for weeks.
B1 to have a particular result يُؤَدّي إلى These changes will mean better healthcare for everyone.
B1 to intend to express a fact or opinion يَقصُد I didn’t mean that as a criticism. What exactly do you mean byold-fashioned”?
B1 to have an important emotional effect on someone يَعني It wasn’t a valuable picture but it meant a lot to me.
(Definition of mean verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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