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Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. measures

    For powder are cylindrical copper vessels of various sizes for determining the charges of shells, cannon, etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. measures

    Plural form of the word measure.

    The carpenter too a number of measures of wood for the job in hand and paid at the till.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 21, 2015  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'measures' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1567

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'measures' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3298

How to pronounce measures?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of measures in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of measures in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of measures in a Sentence

  1. John Reid:

    Irregular migration flows pose particular challenges to a managed and equitable system of migration, australia's strong border protection measures have played a key role in enabling the government to maintain meaningful and significant humanitarian resettlement and assistance programmes.

  2. Cory Booker:

    Fixing our broken criminal justice system remains one of the most challenging issues plaguing our nation. Formerly incarcerated individuals continue to face overwhelming obstacles as they rejoin their communities, it's often difficult to obtain jobs and housing and many have lost their right to vote. These measures signed today by Governor Murphy will help restore fairness to the criminal justice system and remove some of the fundamental barriers to re-entry.

  3. Wang Mingli:

    The trade data is ugly, which points to a weaker economy ahead, even if there are fresh stimulus measures, they're aimed at aiding the economy, not the market.

  4. Karl Kopp:

    We applied for interim measures ... because the man is in imminent danger if he returns to Turkey, he worked in the oil industry.

  5. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble:

    But in view of the fact that the Greek parliament has already passed a large part of the measures it would be irresponsible to not use the opportunity for a new start in Greece.

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