definition 1: calculation of exact dimensions within time or space, such as length, quantity, duration, weight, or capacity.
example: She made a careful measure of the distance.
definition 2: (often plural) something done to achieve an end.
example: The state government passed a new measure to curb air pollution.
example: The school is taking new measures to prevent students from dropping out.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun “measure” (definition 2)
VERB + measure: introduce ~, propose ~, adopt ~, take ~, decide on ~ , approve ~, implement ~, pass ~ , impose ~, recommend ~, undertake ~, require ~, design ~, devise ~, institute ~
MODIFIER + measure: necessary ~, effective ~, emergency ~, adequate ~, preventative ~, appropriate ~, extreme ~, drastic ~ practical ~, precautionary ~, temporary ~, remedial ~, additional ~, security ~, safety ~, control ~, conservation ~