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English definition of “gauge”

gauge

verb [T]     /ɡeɪdʒ/
JUDGMENT to make a judgment about a situation or about what someone thinks or feels : [+ question word] It's impossible to gauge what her reaction will be.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
MEASURE to measure a distance , size , or amount Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionWeighing and measuring
(Definition of gauge verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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