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Definition of "measures" []

  • Rock strata that are characterized by a particular type of sediment or deposit
  • Plural form of measure. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of measure. (verb)

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Use "measures" in a sentence
  • "I told him, in the course of our conversation, that I held myself engaged to support the measures of the body of the Whigs, and deprecated any precipitate resolution, unless there was reason to imagine that _measures_ would be changed."
  • "President Obama opposes additional short term measures to keep the government running."
  • "While Schlesinger agrees with Merkel's appraisal that no short term measures can work, she adds that the financial crisis gripping Europe, "requires a coordinated effort among the 17 eurozone countries, one which admits that the survival of the EU requires the stronger economies to bail out the weaker ones - sorry Germany!""