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сущ.; мн. means

  1. средство; способ, метод; возможность

  2. употр. с гл. во мн.

    1. состояние, средства

    2. материальные ценности, богатства; сокровища

  3. изобилие

  4. уст. благосостояние

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(pl без измен.)

  1. средство, способ

  2. средства, состояние

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Swap Transaction means a transaction in which, on the terms agreed by the parties and subject to other provisions of these Standard Terms:
Сделка своп означает сделку, по которой на условиях, согласованных сторонами, и с учетом других положений настоящих Стандартных условий:
The point is that you haven't really gone anywhere, which means that even if you wanted to leave there isn't anywhere else for you to go.
Суть в том, что на самом деле вы никуда не улетали, и это значит, что, даже если бы захотели вернуться, обратной дороги нет.
Zahn, Timothy / The Green And The GrayЗан, Тимоти / Зеленые и серые
Зеленые и серые
Зан, Тимоти
The Green And The Gray
Zahn, Timothy
© 2004 by Timothy Zahn
Prefix “aza”, “oxa” or“thia” before “heteroaryl” means that atoms N, O or S are introduced in the appropriate cyclic fragment.
Приставка «aзa», «oкca» или «тиa» перед «гeтepoциклoaлкил» означает наличие в циклической системе, атома азота, атома кислорода или атома серы, соответственно.
Foodstuffs, fuel, and seed were constant objects of search, but by no means the only ones.
Прежде всего я искал продукты, горючее и зерно, но этим не ограничивался.
Wyndham, John / The Day of the TriffidsУиндем, Джон / День триффидов
День триффидов
Уиндем, Джон
© 1951 by John Wyndham
© Перевод. С. Бережков, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
The Day of the Triffids
Wyndham, John
© 1979 by Grace Isabel Harris
© 1951 by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc.
Adam means the earth and Eve means the heart.
Адам означает земля, а Ева означает сердце.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / Tao: The Pathless Path, Volume 2Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Дао: Путь без пути, Том 2
Дао: Путь без пути, Том 2
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
Tao: The Pathless Path, Volume 2
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
© 2002 by Osho International
In this case, the purchase/service payment fixation means and the random sample generation means are not connected by connection means to each other.
В этом случае средство фиксации оплаты и средство генерации случайной выборки не соединены между собой средствами соединения.
The dyed discs are preferably further rejected based on the error rate and dyeing quality by means of an automated control station.
Покрашенные диски желательно дополнительно разбраковать по количеству ошибок и качеству покраски при помощи автоматической станции контроля.
No, I would not be the means of giving them any pain.
Нет, я ни в коем случае не хочу причинить им огорченье.
Austen, Jane / EmmaОстин, Джейн / Эмма
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Austen, Jane
© 2006 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Affirmation that belief in God means, of necessity, upholding what is just and protecting human dignity and prosperity.
Они заявляют, что вера в Бога означает, что в обязательном порядке следует отстаивать то, что праведно повсюду, и поддерживать человеческое достоинство и процветание.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
He looks at his son to see what this means.
Он переводит взгляд на сына, силясь понять, о чем это она толкует.
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
Search for means of promoting culture and art and marking them more democratic by decentralizing them with a view to broad participation by the masses;
поиск средств, способных содействовать развитию культуры и искусства, обеспечить их демократичность с целью широкого участия масс посредством децентрализации руководства данными вопросами;
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Such embodiments expand the kitting of means with said purpose, each being a security element with an improved degree of security.
Такие варианты выполнения расширяют арсенал средств указанного назначения - защитного элемента с повышенной степенью защиты.
In order to realize a high-power deep discharge the galvanic cells are kept in the hot state during the discharge by means of different variants of thermal protection.
Для реализации глубокого разряда повышенной мощности в процессе разряда сохраняют нагретое состояние гальванических элементов, например, используя различные варианты тепловой защиты.
The emission source may be a light-emitting diode optically bound with the emission filtration block and the microchip by means of optical elements, lenses and mirrors, for example.
Источником излучения может служить светодиод, оптически связанный с блоком фильтрации излучения и микрочипом посредством оптических элементов, например линз и зеркал.
therefore it will often be necessary to accept in exchange what one does not want in order to get what one does want by means of a further act of barter (indirect exchange);
поэтому часто бывает необходимо принять в обмен то, что не требуется, ради обладания тем, что действительно необходимо, посредством последующего акта бартера;
Schumpeter, Joseph A. / History of Economic AnalysisШумпетер, Йозеф А. / История экономического анализа
История экономического анализа
Шумпетер, Йозеф А.
© Перевод с английского под редакцией В.С. Автономова, 2001
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
History of Economic Analysis
Schumpeter, Joseph A.
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.

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miːnzNounсредство; способ; метод; возможностьExamples

effective means — эффективный способ
fair means — справедливый способ
foul means — грязные методы
means to an end — средства достижения цели
the means and instruments of production — орудия и средства производства
The end does not justify the means. — Цель не оправдывает средства.

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    средства (деньги)

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    что означает

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    что имеет в виду

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aircraft evacuation means
средства эвакуации воздушного судна
amicable means
дружественные средства
amicable means
мирные средства
внутри средних
ample means
более чем достаточные средства
analysis of means
анализ средних
aperture adjusting means
устройство для установки диафрагмы
assign means
выделять средства
automatic focusing means
автоматическое фокусирующее устройство
beam splitting means
расщепитель пучка
beam splitting means
светоделительное устройство
by all means
by all means
любой ценой
by all means
by any means
каким бы то ни было образом

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Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)meaning
Past Participle (Participle II)meant
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I meanwe mean
you meanyou mean
he/she/it meansthey mean
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am meaningwe are meaning
you are meaningyou are meaning
he/she/it is meaningthey are meaning
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have meantwe have meant
you have meantyou have meant
he/she/it has meantthey have meant
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been meaningwe have been meaning
you have been meaningyou have been meaning
he/she/it has been meaningthey have been meaning
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I meantwe meant
you meantyou meant
he/she/it meantthey meant
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was meaningwe were meaning
you were meaningyou were meaning
he/she/it was meaningthey were meaning
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had meantwe had meant
you had meantyou had meant
he/she/it had meantthey had meant
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been meaningwe had been meaning
you had been meaningyou had been meaning
he/she/it had been meaningthey had been meaning
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will meanwe shall/will mean
you will meanyou will mean
he/she/it will meanthey will mean
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be meaningwe shall/will be meaning
you will be meaningyou will be meaning
he/she/it will be meaningthey will be meaning
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have meantwe shall/will have meant
you will have meantyou will have meant
he/she/it will have meantthey will have meant
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been meaningwe shall/will have been meaning
you will have been meaningyou will have been meaning
he/she/it will have been meaningthey will have been meaning
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would meanwe should/would mean
you would meanyou would mean
he/she/it would meanthey would mean
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be meaningwe should/would be meaning
you would be meaningyou would be meaning
he/she/it would be meaningthey would be meaning
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have meantwe should/would have meant
you would have meantyou would have meant
he/she/it would have meantthey would have meant
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been meaningwe should/would have been meaning
you would have been meaningyou would have been meaning
he/she/it would have been meaningthey would have been meaning
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am meantwe are meant
you are meantyou are meant
he/she/it is meantthey are meant
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being meantwe are being meant
you are being meantyou are being meant
he/she/it is being meantthey are being meant
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been meantwe have been meant
you have been meantyou have been meant
he/she/it has been meantthey have been meant
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was meantwe were meant
you were meantyou were meant
he/she/it was meantthey were meant
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being meantwe were being meant
you were being meantyou were being meant
he/she/it was being meantthey were being meant
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been meantwe had been meant
you had been meantyou had been meant
he/she/it had been meantthey had been meant
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be meantwe shall/will be meant
you will be meantyou will be meant
he/she/it will be meantthey will be meant
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been meantwe shall/will have been meant
you will have been meantyou will have been meant
he/she/it will have been meantthey will have been meant


Common casemeanmeans
Possessive casemean'smeans'


Common casemeansmeans
Possessive case*means'*means'