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She has an American accent.

NGSL Rank: 94
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  • intend to convey or refer to (a particular thing); signify.
    E.g. I don't know what you mean
  • intend (something) to occur or be the case.
    E.g. they mean no harm
  • have as a consequence or result.
    E.g. the proposals are likely to mean another hundred closures
  • unwilling to give or share things, especially money; not generous.
    E.g. she felt mean not giving a tip
  • unkind, spiteful, or unfair.
    E.g. I was mean to them over the festive season
  • (especially of a place) poor in quality and appearance; shabby.
    E.g. her home was mean and small
  • very skilful or effective; excellent.
    E.g. he's a mean cook
  • the value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number; an average.
    E.g. acid output was calculated by taking the mean of all three samples
  • a condition, quality, or course of action equally removed from two opposite extremes.
    E.g. the measure expresses a mean between saving and splashing out
  • (of a quantity) calculated as a mean; average.
    E.g. participants in the study had a mean age of 35 years
  • equally far from two extremes.
    E.g. hope is the mean virtue between despair and presumption

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