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"measurement" in British English

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measurementnoun

uk   /ˈmeʒ.ə.mənt/  us   /ˈmeʒ.ɚ.mənt/
(Definition of measurement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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measurementnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmeʒ·ər·mənt/
the act of measuring: [U] The test is based on the measurement of blood sugar.
A measurement is the length, height, width, etc., of something, which you discover by measuring it: [C] The measurements of several of the drawings were identical.
(Definition of measurement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"measurement" in Business English

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measurementnoun

uk   us   /ˈmeʒəmənt/
[C or U] the act of measuring something: The measurement of performance, or effectiveness, is a constant concern in management research. accurate/precise/proper/detailed measurement It is these specific characteristics that require detailed measurement. Doing more measurements is the common strategy to improve reliability.
measurements [plural]
the size, shape, quality, etc. of something, which you discover by measuring it: The measurements of the bike, when folded, are 68cm x 52cm x 26cm. Although exact measurements are not available, piracy is said to be a "very big problem".
(Definition of measurement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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