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bemean

[ bih-meen ]
/ bɪˈmin /
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verb (used with object), be·meaned, be·mean·ing.Archaic.
to make mean; demean; debase (usually used reflexively).
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Origin of bemean

First recorded in 1645–55; be- + mean2

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British Dictionary definitions for bemean

bemean
/ (bɪˈmiːn) /

verb
a less common word for demean 1
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