-ure

noun suffix

Definition of -ure

1 : act : process
  • exposure
2 : office : function; also : body performing (such) a function
  • legislature

Origin and Etymology of -ure

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


-URE Defined for English Language Learners

-ure

noun suffix

Definition of -ure for English Language Learners

  • : act : process

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


-URE Defined for Kids

-ure

suffix

Definition of -ure for Students

1 : act : process
  • exposure
2 : office : duty
3 : body performing an office or duty
  • legislature

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