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English definition of “figure”

figure

verb
 
 
/ˈfɪɡər/
[T] to calculate something: figure that Economists figure that the average snowmobiler spends about $555 per visit to the Yellowstone area.
[I] to appear or to be included in something: figure in sth The cost of higher education is expected to figure prominently in all of the parties' policies this November.
(Definition of figure verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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