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Information is not easily obtained by any other means.
an effective means for finding qualified job applicants
What means of transport is she using?
We had no means of warning them.
Testing is still the usual means by which students’ progress is measured.
Small businesses don’t have the means to develop a sophisticated Internet presence.
Many medical charges are beyond the means of poorer families.
You are invited to contribute according to your means.
He had the well-dressed appearance of a man of means.
‘Do you mind if I invite a few friends?’ ‘By all means.’
It was by no means excellent but still better than last year.
I wouldn’t say I was an expert, not by any means.
This is the British English definition of means. View American English definition of means.