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means

noun singular or plural /miːnz/
the instrument(s), method(s) etc by which a thing is, or may be, done or made to happen
medio, manera
By what means can we find out?
by all means yes, of course
naturalmente, por supuesto
If you want to use the telephone, by all means do.
by means of using
por medio de, mediante
We escaped by means of a secret tunnel.
by no means definitely not
de ninguna manera
’Can I go home now?’ ’By no means!
(also not by any means) not at all
de ningún modo
I’m by no means certain to win.
Translations of “means”
in French moyen(s)…
in German die Mittel(pl.)…
(Definition of means from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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