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means
British English: /miːnz/
American English: /minz/

Translation of means in French:

noun

  • also: pl means
    (way) by illegal means
    par des moyens illégaux
    ready to use whatever means they can to…
    prêt à utiliser tous les moyens pour…
    a means of
    un moyen de
    (communication, transport, storage)
    a means of doing
    un moyen de faire
    there was no means of knowing
    il n'y avait pas moyen de savoir
    by means of something
    au moyen de quelque chose
    yes, by all means if you wish to leave, then by all means do
    si vous voulez partir, cela ne tient qu'à vous
    it is by no means certain/complete, it is not certain/complete by any means
    c'est loin d'être sûr/complet

plural noun

  • (resources)
    moyens
    mpl, mpl
    of moderate means
    (person, family)
    aux revenus modestes
    to live beyond/within one's means
    vivre au-dessus de/selon ses moyens
    to have the means to do
    avoir les moyens de faire
    a man of means
    un homme riche or fortuné

Idioms

by fair means or foul

for him, it's just a means to an end

pour lui, c'est juste un moyen d'arriver à ses fins
justify

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