Why does "ça veut dire" translate to "it means"?

Why does "ça veut dire" translate to "it means"?

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CécileKwiziq language super star
Literally it means 'this wants to say' which is to 'mean' in French, so it uses the verb 'vouloir' in the present tense in the 3rd person singular. 'ça' is a contraction of cela.
Ah... thanks so much!

Why does "ça veut dire" translate to "it means"?

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