[+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
[person, remark, action] bien intentionné (e)
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