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“mean” in the news

Publications and example sentences

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

www.asahi.com
But after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, Keiko Suzuki found meaning in donating her son's clothing to children in need.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

www.reddit.com
You can taste my tuna anytime, if you know what I mean (in the voice of Colin Mochrie)

Monday, April 15, 2019

m.kekenet.com
To use someone means to deceive them, to lie, and to cheat in hopes of receiving something in return.
www.bbc.com
"To come back here and play as well as I did has meant so much to me and my family - this tournament, and to have everyone here is something I'll never forget.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

edition.cnn.com
London (CNN Business)Brexit has already meant three years of profound uncertainty for companies in the United Kingdom.
www.bbc.co.uk
from a Japanese term meaning 'to attack'from a Chinese term meaning 'to try too hard to please someone'from a Korean term meaning 'to show respect'
www.nytimes.com
It was not clear what Mr. Trump meant by his request or his additional comment to Mr. McAleenan that he would pardon him if he encountered any legal problems as a result of taking the action.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

www.theguardian.com
“There are different legal means not to have a [British] commissioner,” said an EU diplomat, suggesting one way could be the British government declining to nominate anyone.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

www.japantimes.co.jp
Toyota's Cue 3 robot can't slam dunk or even dribble, but it shoots a mean 3-pointer

Sunday, March 31, 2019

edition-m.cnn.com
It's clearly a subjective term, "elite," and in politics it's almost never meant as a compliment, even though by definition it's supposed to mean the best of something.

Friday, March 29, 2019

edition.cnn.com
According to Skytrax World Airport Awards, being a global travel leader means constantly striving to improve, innovate and impress.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

www.nytimes.com
The software was meant to compensate for bigger, more fuel-efficient engines and ensure the plane flew the same way as an earlier version.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

edition.cnn.com
"For me it’s important to be here today because I’m French, I live in Belgium, and Europe means something to me and we shouldn’t break it up," Veronique Guichard told CNN from the protest.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

www.bbc.com
Every 14 February in Japan, women give men “giri choco” – “giri” means “obligation”, “choco” means “chocolate”.
www.scientificamerican.com
“The lack of recognition from climate change, yet alone its dramatic impacts, at the federal level means our state and local governments need to step up and lead on this issue,” Sisolak told the gathering.

Monday, March 11, 2019

www.ctvnews.ca
The Boeing 737 Max 8 was one of 30 meant for the airline, Boeing said in July.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

www.bbc.com
Europe’s youngest capital challenges the notions of what it means to be beautiful.

Monday, March 4, 2019

www.bbc.com
Barca win their 96th Clasico, meaning they have more head-to-head victories over their opponents for the first time since 1931.
www.bbc.com
The win means Barcelona are now 12 points ahead of Real Madrid in third.

Friday, March 1, 2019

edition-m.cnn.com
Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN) — It was meant as the sequel to rival the original -- another far-flung encounter, laced with backslapping and friendly banter alongside the world's most ruthless dictator.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

edition-m.cnn.com
Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN) — President Donald Trump's Hanoi summit with Kim Jong Un, meant to demonstrate his diplomatic gamble with North Korea is working, instead ended with no joint agreement after Kim insisted all US sanctions be lifted on his country.
edition.cnn.com
Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN)President Donald Trump's Hanoi summit with Kim Jong Un, meant to demonstrate his diplomatic gamble with North Korea is working, instead ended with no joint agreement after Kim insisted all US sanctions be lifted on his country.

Friday, February 15, 2019

edition-m.cnn.com
"When I say, 'we have defeated them,' I want to ensure that means they do not have the capability to plot or direct attacks against the US or our allies," Votel said.
www.nytimes.com
As a practical matter, that means calling off just one agreement, in Mississippi, though two years ago the Trump Organization said it had as many as 30 potential deals in the pipeline.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

www.bbc.co.uk
You had some good answers, but it just wasn’t meant to be.
www.bbc.com
Australia's asylum seeker debate is often conducted as if the people heading for its shores were an abstraction, with the term "boat people" almost shorn of its human meaning.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

www.asahi.com
The Tokyo District Court has rarely used a special system designed to preserve historically valuable trial records, meaning that documents on some epoch-making civil lawsuits no longer exist, The Asahi Shimbun has found.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

www.buzzfeednews.com
They are not meant to be precious.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

www.bbc.com
It accuses the opposition MDC party of using the protests for political means.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

www.liverpoolecho.co.uk
What Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain return REALLY means for Liverpool midfield

Saturday, January 19, 2019

www.buzzfeed.com
And this cat was NOT afraid to wake their friends up if it meant getting nice and comfy:

Friday, January 18, 2019

www.theatlantic.com
Notopoulos’s examples just scratch the surface of all the possible confusions that can arise when shopping on Amazon: Products are offered for “Prime” delivery, which is supposed to mean two-day shipping.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

www.entrepreneur.com
You start by building a foundation that will give you the insight, experiences, skills and knowledge you need to become who you’re meant to be.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

www.bbc.co.uk
It has two verb patterns with a big difference in meaning.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

www.bbc.com
Mr Chen was re-elected in 2004, prompting China to pass a so-called anti-secession law in 2005, stating China's right to use "non-peaceful means" against Taiwan if it tried to secede from China.

Friday, December 28, 2018

www.theguardian.com
Readers’ support means we can continue bringing The Guardian’s independent journalism to the world.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

www.theguardian.com
Harper pointed out that artificial intelligence, migration, and a healthier old age, meant countries no longer needed booming populations to hold their own.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

medium.com
It’s one of those words whose meaning is in its music.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

japantoday.com
The kanji character 災 (sai), meaning disaster or misfortune, has been chosen as the character best representing the sentiment and events in Japan in 2018.… Read

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

www.bbc.co.uk
Digital detox: What's the meaning?

Monday, December 3, 2018

www.bbc.com
Margot Noel has a condition called misophonia, which literally means "hatred of sound". It can be so disturbing that she has to wear headphones or ear plugs to protect herself.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

www.bbc.co.uk
"Your support over the years has meant the absolute world to me," she wrote.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

edition.cnn.com
The latest exchange of fire means the two economic superpowers will soon have imposed tariffs on more than $360 billion of goods. And analysts say the battle is likely to get worse, even as China starts to run low on ways to retaliate.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

edition-m.cnn.com
Taken together, it means roughly half of the products that China sells to the United States each year will be hit by American tariffs.
edition-m.cnn.com
The tariffs are meant to punish China for alleged unfair trade practices, including intellectual property theft.

Monday, July 9, 2018

mobile.nytimes.com
MAE SAI, Thailand — When the wail of the ambulance siren first reached the Thai village, people started cheering: The sound meant one of the boys trapped in a cave for more than two weeks was out at last and on his way to the hospital.

Monday, May 28, 2018

www.bbc.com
"And what they mean by that is he has a need for immediate gratification, it is all about him.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

www.buzzfeed.com
"Originally I was Team Dawson and Joey; but after rewatching the show I can finally admit that Dawson and Joey were not meant to be romantic partners.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

www.theatlantic.com
The United States will now apply the means of more economic pressure to achieve the end of Iran feeling more economic pressure.