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vital statistics

noun [plural] uk   us  

vital statistics noun [plural] (OFFICIAL FACTS)

a group of official facts that show such things as the number of births, deaths, and marriages in a particular country, area, etc.

vital statistics noun [plural] (WOMAN'S MEASUREMENTS)

UK old-fashioned humorous the measurements of a woman's breasts, waist, and hips
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