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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
n.
1. sens ; 2. signification 3. vouloir-dire
Linguistique
pr. part
signifiant (vt.) ; ayant l'intention (+inf.) (vt.) ; voulant dire (human+) (vt.)
pr. part
entendant
adj.
bien intentionné
n.
sens caché
n.
sens figuré
pr. part
ne voulant pas faire du mal
exp.
vide de sens
adj.
à double sens
adj.
lourd de sous-entendus
adv.
au sens propre
adv.
au sens figuré
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'meaning' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
meaning
adj.
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
exp.
without meaning any harm
"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.
“While this soldier’s identity is unknown, the meaning of his sacrifice is not. « Si l’identité de ce soldat est inconnu, le sens de son sacrifice ne l’est pas.
“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.
“Canadian citizen” has the same meaning as in Article III of the Agreement; () « citoyen canadien » a la même signification qu'à l'article III de l'Accord; ()
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