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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (word's meaning)  (significado de palavra)significar, exprimir, denotar vt
 What does the word 'available' mean?
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (signify)significar vt
  querer dizer loc vt
 A green light means "go".
 A luz verde significa "siga".
 A luz verde quer dizer "siga".
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (entail)significar vt
 A delay in our flight means a missed connection.
 Um atraso em nosso voo significa uma conexão perdida.
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means
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(resources)recurso, meio sm
 Kevin lacks the means to buy a sports car.
 Falta recursos a Kevin para comprar um carro esporte.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (malicious)malvado, mau adj
 That was a mean thing you did.
 Isso foi uma coisa malvada (or: má) que fizeste.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ill-tempered)  (mal-humorado)mau adj
 He has a mean disposition, and grumbles at everything.
 Ele tem uma má disposição se queixa de tudo.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (inferior)inferior, pobre adj
 That's a mean imitation of an artwork.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low in rank, station)pobre adj
 My grandmother was just a mean factory worker.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (base)maldoso, vil, abjeto adj
 His motives are mean and vile.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (stingy)mesquinho adj
 He is a mean man, unlike his generous brother.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (malevolent)malévolo, maldoso adj
 He has a mean streak - you can see it in his eyes.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (shabby)esfarrapado, surrado adj
 She was dressed in old and mean clothes, but was still the prettiest girl there.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (impressive)maravilhoso, bárbaro adj
 The bartender makes a mean martini.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (skilful)hábil adj
 That Frank is a mean bricklayer.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (intermediate)intermediário, médio adj
 The mean score on the test was 70%.
mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (middle point)média sf
 Today's temperature is near the mean for this time of year.
mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (math: average)  (matemática)média sf
 The mean is seven, with both higher and lower numbers recorded.
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means
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(method)meio sm
 Earning a degree is a means to an end.
mean
means
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(money)  (condições financeiras)meios, recursos sm pl
   (meios pecuniários)dinheiro sm
 Do you have the means to buy that house?
mean viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (signify)querer dizer loc vt
  significar vt
 Whatever you mean by those words, I still like you.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (intend)pretender vt
 Tony means to finish his drink in one gulp.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with a specific purpose)tencionar vt
 I didn't mean to step on your foot.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (allude to)pretender vt
 He meant it to be a compliment when he called her ideas progressive.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (result in)significar vt
 This means war!
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Formas compostas
be mean to [sb] v US, informal (treat [sb] unkindly)ser ruim com loc vt
  tratar mal loc vt
 Frankie said that Mary was being mean to him because she said he was smelly.
Greenwich Mean Time Hora Média de Greenwich
mean to pretender algo
  destinar-se a
mean to suggest vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (imply)  (implicar, insinuar)querer dizer loc vt
 Did you mean to suggest that you didn't like my shirt?
mean well estar bem-intencionado
mean what you say fazer o que diz
  dar o exemplo
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