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meaning

  

      n  
   [+word]   sens    m     
→ The word "guide" has various meanings.        
two words with similar meanings      deux mots aux sens similaires  
she doesn't know the meaning of the word!      (=doesn't understand the concept)   elle ne sait pas ce que cela veut dire!, elle ne connaît pas le sens du mot!  
→ She wasn't being nice. She doesn't know the meaning of the word.        
→ Failure? He doesn't know the meaning of the word!        
   (=significance)   sens    m     
→ We yearn for meaning in our lives.        
→ I have been trying hard to interpret the meaning of this dream.        
to give meaning to sth      donner un sens à qch  
a challenge that gives a meaning to life      un défi qui donne un sens à la vie  


well-meaning  
      adj  
[person, remark, action]  
bien intentionné (e)  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
pr. part
signifiant (vt.) ; ayant l'intention (+inf.) (vt.) ; voulant dire (human+) (vt.)
n.
1. sens ; 2. signification 3. vouloir-dire
Linguistique
pr. part
entendant
adj.
bien intentionné
n.
sens figuré
n.
sens caché
pr. part
ne voulant pas faire du mal
v.
obtenir la bonne signification
adv.
au sens de
[Bus.]
v.
avoir le sens attribué ; avoir le sens indiqué
[Leg.]
exp.
vide de sens
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'meaning' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
meaning
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meaning
adj.
meaning
exp.
without meaning to
exp.
meaning what?
v.
give meaning
n.
wrong meaning
n.
meaning of a word
n.
meaning of a word
n.
meaning of a word
"meaning": examples and translations in context
Moreover, this is the meaning of paragraphs 3, 6 and 7. Les paragraphes 3, 6 et 7 vont d'ailleurs dans ce sens.
9. A home for special care within the meaning of the Homes for Special Care Act. 9. Un foyer de soins spéciaux au sens de la Loi sur les foyers de soins spéciaux.
(d) to a member of a police force within the meaning of the Police Services Act; d) au membre d'un corps de police au sens de la Loi sur les services policiers;
“frontier lands” has the same meaning as in the Canada Petroleum Resources Act; « terres domaniales » A le sens donné à la Loi fédérale sur les hydrocarbures.
6. International aircraft, within the meaning of the Ships Stores Regulations 6. Aéronefs internationaux, au sens du Règlement sur les provisions de bord.
And consequently, what is the meaning of man's history? Et, par conséquent, quelle signification a l'histoire ?
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