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English definition of “gauge”

gauge

noun [S] (JUDGING) (US also gage)     /ɡeɪdʒ/
a way of judging or showing something, especially how successful or popular something is: The fact that the play has transferred to New York is a gauge of its success.Weighing and measuring
(Definition of gauge noun (JUDGING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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