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Multiple Meanings
mean — as in:  the mean score

We have a mean annual rainfall of 23 inches.
an average of n numbers computed by dividing the sum of the numbers by n; for example, 3 for the numbers 1,2, and 6

= (1+2+6) / 3
= 9 / 3
= 3

Much more commonly, mean refers to meaning or to being unkind.
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