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English definition of “figure”

figure

verb [I] (EXPECT)    /ˈfɪɡ.ər/ US  /-jʊr/ mainly US
B1 to expect or think that something will happen : [+ (that)] We figured (that) you'd want to rest after your trip .Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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