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means

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UK [miːnz]
  • n.方法;方式;途径;财富
  • v.“mean”的第三人称单数
  • Web手段;工具;财产
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n.
1.
[c]
~ (of sth/of doing sth)
方式;方法;途径an action, an object or a system by which a result is achieved; a way of achieving or doing sth
Television is an effective means of communication.
电视是一种有效的传播手段。
Is there any means of contacting him?
有没有什么办法和他取得联系?
Have you any means of identification ?
你有没有任何身份证件?
We needed to get to London but we had no means of transport .
我们需要去伦敦,但却没有任何交通工具。
2.
[pl]
财富;钱财the money that a person has
People should pay according to their means .
人们应该按照各自的负担能力来消费。
He doesn't have the means to support a wife and child.
他无钱养活妻小。
Private school fees are beyond the means of most people(= more than they can afford).
私立学校的费用是大多数人无力支付的。
Are the monthly repayments within your means(= can you afford them) ?
这样按月还钱,你负担得了吗?
Try to live within your means(= not spend more money than you have).
要尽可能量入为出。
a man of means(= a rich man)
有钱人

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