1. combining form
These are evil-minded people.
He is famous for his tough-minded professionalism.
2. combining form
I am not an academically-minded person.
He was not mechanically-minded.
3. combining form
combines with nouns
to form adjectives that indicate that someone thinks a particular thing is important
He is seen as more business-minded than his predecessor.
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