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    #1

    usage of 'mean'

    Hi,

    'Complement does not mean compulsory.'

    Is this usage of 'mean' correct?

    Thanks

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    Re: usage of 'mean'

    Yes, the two words are not synonyms. Complement is a noun or a verb. Compulsory is an adjective.

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