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sense

noun (MEANING)    /sens/
B2 [C] one of the possible meanings of a word or phrase: They are not immigrants , at least not in any sense that I understand . The packaging is green - in both senses of the word (= it is green in colour and it is good for the environment ). Security defined in the broad / broadest sense of the term means getting at the root causes of trouble and helping to reduce regional conflicts . This passage doesn't make (any) sense (= the meaning is not clear ). I've read the letter twice , but I can't make (any) sense of it (= I can't understand it).Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying in every sense in every way or feature : It's a book which is, in every sense, about different ways of seeing the world .General in a sense C1 (also in one sense) thinking about something in one way, but not in every way: She claims that the system is at fault and she's right , in a sense (= she is partly right ), it could be improved .Approximate in no sense not at all: We are in no sense obliged to agree to this.Yes, no and not
(Definition of sense noun (MEANING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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