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bemean

[bih-meen] /bɪˈmin/
verb (used with object), bemeaned, bemeaning. Archaic.
1.
to make mean; demean; debase (usually used reflexively).
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; be- + mean2
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bemean

/bɪˈmiːn/
verb
1.
a less common word for demean1
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