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English definition of “measure”

measure

verb [L only + noun, T] (SIZE)    /ˈmeʒ.ər/ US  //
B2 to discover the exact size or amount of something, or to be of a particular size: "Will the table fit in here?" "I don't know - let's measure it." This machine measures your heart rate. He measured the flour into the bowl. The area, measuring/which measures five kilometres by three kilometres, has been purchased by the army.Weighing and measuring
(Definition of measure verb (SIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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