any means to an end

any means to an end
все средства хороши

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  • Means to an end — For the Biohazard album, see Means to an End. In philosophy, the term means to an end refers to any action (the means) that the sole purpose of it is to achieve something else (an end). It can be thought of as a metaphysical distinction, as no… …   Wikipedia

  • By Any Means Necessary (Babylon 5) — Infobox Television episode Title = By Any Means Necessary Series = Babylon 5 Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 12 Airdate = 11 May 1994 Production = 114 Writer = Kathryn M. Drennan Director = Jim Johnston Guests = Katy Boyer (Neeoma Connally) John… …   Wikipedia

  • By any means — Mean Mean, n. 1. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. [1913 Webster] But to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By Any Means — infobox television show name = By Any Means caption = format = Documentary runtime = creator = Charley Boorman Russ Malkin starring = Charley Boorman country = UK network = first aired = last aired = num episodes = 6 related = Long Way Round Race …   Wikipedia

  • means — W2S2 [mi:nz] n plural means ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(money)¦ 3 by all means! 4 by no means/not by any means 5 by means of something 6 a means to an end 7 the means of production ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • means — [ minz ] (plural means) noun *** 1. ) count a method for doing or achieving something: WAY: Information is not easily obtained by any other means. an effective means for finding qualified job applicants means of: What means of transportation is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • means — [mēnz] pl.n. 〚/span> MEAN3, n.〛 1. [with sing. or pl. v.] that by which something is done or obtained; agency [the fastest means of travel] 2. resources or available wealth; often, specif., great wealth; riches [a person of …   Universalium

  • means — [mēnz] pl.n. [< MEAN3, n.] 1. [with sing. or pl. v.] that by which something is done or obtained; agency [the fastest means of travel] 2. resources or available wealth; often, specif., great wealth; riches [a person of means] by all means 1 …   English World dictionary

  • end — [[t]e̱nd[/t]] ♦ ends, ending, ended 1) N SING: the N, usu prep N, N of n The end of something such as a period of time, an event, a book, or a film is the last part of it or the final point in it. The ₤5 banknote was first issued at the end of… …   English dictionary

  • means — noun 1 method of doing sth ADJECTIVE ▪ appropriate, convenient, effective, efficient, reliable, useful ▪ an effective means of mass communication ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • means — n. method 1) fair; foul means 2) an effective means 3) by any means 4) (misc.) the end does not justify the means; a means to an end resources wealth 5) independent; moderate means 6) the means to + inf. (do they have the means to buy such a… …   Combinatory dictionary


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