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noun     measurement pronunciation in British English
/ˈmeʒə(r)mənt/
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pluralmeasurements
  1. 1
    [countable] [often plural] the exact size, degree, strength etc of something, usually expressed in numbers of standard units

    a measurement of only three microns

    make/take measurements:

    They took measurements of noise levels inside the building.

    1. a.

      measurements

      [plural] the size around or along different parts of someone’s body, used for deciding what size clothes they need
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of measuring something
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