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English definition of “measure”


noun [C usually plural] (METHOD)    /ˈmeʒ.ər/ US  //
B2 a way of achieving something, or a method for dealing with a situation : What further measures can we take to avoid terrorism ? These measures were designed to improve car safety . [+ to infinitive] Emergency measures to help the refugees are badly needed .Ways of achieving things
(Definition of measure noun (METHOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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