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noun [countable]     means test pronunciation in British English
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singularmeans test
pluralmeans tests
  1. an examination of your income in order to find out whether you have the right to receive any extra money from the government

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verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
present participlemeans-testing
past tensemeans-tested
past participlemeans-tested

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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