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figure

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noun
1 noun STAT, FIN numerical datafigiúr masc1  c m uthe official figure was 57% 57% an figiúr oifigiúilannual figures show a drop in unemployment léiríonn na figiúirí bliantúla titim i líon na ndaoine dífhostaithecrime figures are rising tá na figiúirí coiriúlachta ag ardú, tá líon na gcoireanna ag ardú 2 noun MATH numberfigiúr masc1  c m uuimhir fem5  c m uthat figure is too high tá an figiúr sin ró-ard the attendance was in single figures bhí níos lú ná deichniúr i láthair, ní raibh deichniúr féin i láthair interest rates reached double figures d'ardaigh na rátaí úis os cionn 9%
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3 noun FIN amount (of money)figiúr masc1  c m usuim fem2  c m ushe gave me a rough figure thug sí figiúr garbh dom 4 noun significant personpearsa fem5  c m uduine masc4  c m uthey're figures of great respect tá an-mheas orthushe was a central figure within government ba phearsa lárnach laistigh den rialtas í, bhí sí mór le rá sa rialtas 5 noun PSYCH roleshe was like a mother figure for some bhí sí mar a bheadh máthair ag daoine áirithe, ba gheall le máthair í ag daoine áirithehe became a hate figure bhí an ghráin ag daoine air 6 noun sb unknownwe watched the figure approaching us d'fhéachamar ar an duine a bhí ag druidim linna dark figure slipped past him d'éalaigh cruth dorcha thairisI could make out the figure of an old man bhí mé in ann cruth seanfhir a dhéanamh amach, bhí mé in ann seanfhear a dhéanamh amach 7 noun ART, CRAFT, MYTH representationfíor fem5  c m uíomhá fem4  c m ua female figure occupies the canvas tá fíor de bhean ar an gcanbhás, tá íomhá de bhean ar an gcanbhásthe mug had the figure of a cat bhí íomhá de chat ar an mugashe bought a bronze figure of a horse cheannaigh sí dealbh cré-umha de chapall, cheannaigh sí fíor chré-umha de chapallhuman figure fíor dhaonna 8 noun CLOTH, FASH body shapecruth masc3  c m udéanamh masc1  c m uI love chocolate, as you can tell from my figure is breá liom seacláid, mar is léir ón gcruth atá ormshe has a slim figure tá sí tanaíhe's a fine figure of a man is fear dea-dhéanta é, is fear breá déanta éhe's sporting a fuller figure tá sé níos téagartha she has a good figure tá sí dea-chumtha she kept her figure níor chuir sí suas meáchanhe's watching his figure tá súil á coinneáil aige ar a mheáchan she lost her figure chuir sí suas meáchan, thit sí chun feola 9 noun MATH, ART, ETC shapefíor fem5  c m ugeometric figure fíor gheoiméadrachhuman figure fíor dhaonnaquadrilateral figure fíor cheathairshleasach 10 noun PUBL diagramléaráid fem2  c m ufíor fem5  c m uas shown in the figure below mar a léirítear sa léaráid thíos 11 noun DANC of dancefigiúr masc1  c m u 12 noun SPOR in ice-skatingfíor fem5  c m u
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13 verb (especially US) calculate TRANSITIVEoibrigh amach  c m udéan amach  c m uwe figured how long it'd take us d'oibríomar amach cé chomh fada agus a thógfadh sé orainn 14 verb be part of INTRANSITIVEher songs figure in the charts bíonn a cuid amhrán sna cairteachaeducation figures prominently in their discussions bíonn an-bhéim ar an oideachas ina gcuid díospóireachtaí, bíonn go leor cainte faoin oideachas ina gcuid díospóireachtaíit's too small to figure on the map tá sé róbheag le bheith ar an léarscáil, tá sé róbheag le go mbeadh sé ar an léarscáilI didn't figure in his plans ní raibh mise san áireamh ina chuid pleananna 15 verb represent in picture TRANSITIVEléirigh verb  c m ua human skeleton is figured tá cnámharlach duine léirithe 16 verb informal think, consider TRANSITIVEceap verb  c m umeas verb  c m usíl verb  c m uI figured he'd be busy cheap mé go mbeadh sé gnóthach, bhí mé den tuairim go mbeadh sé gnóthach, rinne mé amach go mbeadh sé gnóthachthey figured that we were doing it wrong mheas siad go rabhamar á dhéanamh mícheartI never figured you for a fool níor shíl mé riamh gurbh amadán thú 17 verb informal understand TRANSITIVEtuig verb  c m udéan amach PhrV  c m uhe tried to figure what happened rinne sé iarracht a dhéanamh amach cad a tharlaI can't figure why she'd be here ní thuigim cén fáth a mbeadh sise anseo
phrases

figure of fun

pejorative ceap magaidhdreoilín spóirt informalstaicín áiféise informal

it figures that ...

it figures that he'd go home luíonn sé le réasún go rachadh sé abhaile, luíonn sé le ciall go rachadh sé abhaile

that figures

(also

it figures

) 1 makes sensetá ciall leis sinluíonn sé sin le réasún 2 ironic or pejorative not surprisingis léir sin'He's a politician.' 'That figures.' 'Is polaiteoir é.' 'Is léir sin.'; 'Is polaiteoir é.' 'Iontas na n-iontas.'

go figure!

(especially US), informal also ironic anois céard a déarfá!cad a déarfá leis sin?cad é do bharúil de sin?

to put a figure on sth

1 FIN, STAT quantifyfigiúr a chur ar rud 2 establish valueluach a chur ar rud

to put the figure at sth

FIN, STAT they put the figure at 4.5% 4.5% an figiúr a luaigh siad leis; dúirt siad gur 4.5% a bhí ann

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