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-ure

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ure

  • : act : process

  • : a group of people who do a specified job or activity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ure

  1. 1 :  act :  process <exposure>

  2. 2 :  office :  function; also :  body performing (such) a function <legislature>

Origin and Etymology of -ure

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin -ura


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