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English definition of “measure”


noun [C/U] (SIZE)   /ˈmeʒ·ər/
a way of measuring , or a way of showing how much or how great something is: [C] a system of weights and measures [U] It is a measure of his popularity that he got over 70% of the vote . Measure can also mean amount or degree : [U] There was a large measure of luck in his quick promotion to company vice president . A measure is also a bar .
(Definition of measure noun (SIZE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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