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I'd like to know the meaning of "meaning" in the following sentences:

Please note that we have implemented a 1 post approval process for new users. Meaning, a newly registered user with no posts under their belt can post, but will have to wait until a moderator approves it before it shows up.

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It would have been better stylistically, and perhaps also easier to understand, if the period had been replaced with a comma, and a conjunction introduced: “We have implemented a 1-post approval process for new users, meaning that a newly registered user…”. –  Janus Bahs Jacquet Mar 29 at 10:36
    
You also see "Meaning:" with a colon, which is perhaps ever clearer, if a bit modern and brassy. –  Joe Blow Mar 30 at 7:24

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In the above sentence "Meaning" is used as a participle. You could replace it by: That is to say/i.e.

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Please note that we have implemented a 1 post approval process for new users. Meaning, a newly registered user with no posts under their belt can post, but will have to wait until a moderator approves it before it shows up.

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Please note that we have implemented a 1 post approval process for new users. This means, a newly registered user with no posts under their belt can post, but will have to wait until a moderator approves it before it shows up.

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