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a·men  audio  (-mn, ä-mn) KEY 

INTERJECTION:
Used at the end of a prayer or a statement to express assent or approval.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin mn, from Greek, from Hebrew 'mn, certainly, verily, from 'man, to be firm; see mn in Semitic roots


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