admeasurement

noun
ad·​mea·​sure·​ment | \ ad-ˈme-zhər-mənt How to pronounce admeasurement (audio) , -ˈmā- \

Definition of admeasurement

1 : determination and apportionment of shares
2 : determination or comparison of dimensions

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Examples of admeasurement in a Sentence

the admeasurement of the company's profits among its employees is based strictly upon seniority

First Known Use of admeasurement

1527, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for admeasurement

borrowed from Anglo-French amesurement, from amesurer "to admeasure" + -ment -ment

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The first known use of admeasurement was in 1527

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“Admeasurement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admeasurement. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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