Definition of no mean —— in English:

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no mean ——

Denoting something very good of its kind: a profit that crossed the £100 million barrier was no mean achievement
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  • This small publisher, which brings out eight new titles a year, has made a name for itself and has had three of its books read or adapted on BBC Radio Four - no mean achievement.
  • Physically imposing and capable of more than one facial expression, he even holds his own in the fight scenes, no mean feat given the martial calibre of the cast.
  • This is no mean feat, considering the size and relative complexity of the cast.
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