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stature

noun uk   /ˈstætʃ.ər/ us    //

stature noun (REPUTATION)

[U] the good reputation a person or organization has, based on their behaviour and ability: an artist of great stature His stature as an art critic was tremendous. If the school continues to gain in stature, it will attract the necessary financial support.

stature noun (HEIGHT)

[C usually singular] formal (especially of people) height: His red hair and short stature made him easy to recognize.
(Definition of stature from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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