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measure

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verb
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noun
1 noun action, procedurebeartas masc1  c m ubeart formal masc1  c m ucéim fem2  c m useift fem2  c m uwe implemented measures for the prevention of bullying chuireamar beartais i bhfeidhm chun bulaíocht a choscthey agreed measures to combat racism d'aontaigh siad ar bhealaí le dul i ngleic leis an gciníochasa preventive measure against swine flu seift le teacht roimh fhliú na mucas an emergency measure mar bheartas éigeandála, mar ghníomh éigeandálato take measures tabhairt faoi bheartais, céimeanna a ghlacadh, bearta a ghlacadh formalwe're taking measures to protect the building táimid ag tabhairt faoi bheartais chun an foirgneamh a chosaintausterity measure beart déinesecurity measure beart slándála 2 noun LAWbeart masc1  c m uthe EU is introducing new measures against racism tá bearta nua in éadan an chiníochais á dtabhairt isteach ag an AE
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3 noun devicefearas masc1  c m ugaireas masc1gléas masc1  c m ua number of security measures were fitted feistíodh fearais éagsúla slándála 4 noun means of assessingslat tomhais NP  c m utomhas masc1  c m uthat's only one measure of the quality of a school níl ansin ach bealach amháin le caighdeán scoile a thomhasthe data will serve as a measure of progress léireoidh na sonraí an dul chun cinn atá á dhéanamhperformance measures slata tomhais feidhmíochta 5 noun indicationléiriú masc  c m ucomhartha masc4  c m uthe prize was a measure of their creativity léiriú ba ea an duais ar a gcruthaitheacht 6 noun MEAS unit, systemtomhas masc1  c m uimperial measure tomhas impiriúilmetric measure tomhas méadrach weights and measures meáchain agus tomhais 7 noun unit of drinktomhas masc1  c m umiosúr masc1  c m ua measure of spirits tomhas biotáille, miosúr biotáille short measure tomhas gearr, ceann beag familiar 8 noun amount, extentméid masc4  c m ucuid fem3  c m uit's best to do things in small measures is fearr rudaí a dhéanamh ina gcuid is ina gcuid, is fearr rudaí a dhéanamh diaidh ar ndiaidhthey still have a small measure of hope tá beagán dóchais acu go fóill, tá roinnt dóchais acu fósthey didn't all feel the pain in equal measure ní mar a chéile a ghoill sé orthu ar fadthe growth of towns was in large measure the result of employment de thoradh na fostaíochta, go háirithe, a d'fhás na bailte; d'fhás na bailte de thoradh na fostaíochta, cuid mhaiththe award was due in no small measure to your efforts bhí baint nár bheag ag d'iarrachtaí féin leis an ngradamthe full measure of support an tacaíocht ar fad, an tacaíocht iomlán 9 noun minimal amountbeagán masc1  c m uiarracht fem3  c m uwe must gain some measure of control over our own money ní mór dúinn smacht éigin a fháil ar ár gcuid airgid féinit gives a measure of protection from the rain tugann sé cosaint de chineál éigin ón mbáisteach 10 noun instrument for measuringmiosúr masc1  c m u 11 noun MUS (US) barbarra masc4  c m u 12 noun GEOL stratumcomhstratam masc1  c m ucoal measures comhstrataim ghuail
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13 verb establish size, quantity, etc TRANSITIVEtomhais verb  c m utomhas a dhéanamh ar VP  c m uthe volume of sound is measured in decibels is ina deicibeilí a thomhaistear airde fuaimehow do they measure the distance in the long jump? conas a thomhaiseann siad an fad sa léim fhada?she measured how much sand was moved thomhais sí an méid gainimh a bogadhhe was measuring the milk into jugs bhí sé ag tomhas an bhainne isteach i gcrúiscíní 14 verb assess quantitatively TRANSITIVEtomhais verb  c m umeas verb  c m uríomh verb  c m umeáigh verb  c m uthey're measuring the effectiveness of the trials tá siad ag tomhas cé chomh héifeachtach agus atá na trialachaprogress is measured against targets meastar an dul chun cinn i leith spriocannaa person is no longer measured by their career ní dhéantar duine a mheas de réir a ghairme níos móyou can't measure success in terms of wealth alone ní féidir rath a mheas i dtéarmaí maoine amháinclass sizes are measured in the hundreds bíonn na céadta sna ranganna 15 verb be used to quantify TRANSITIVEríomh verb  c m utomhais verb  c m uit measures the value of all spending déanann sé luach an chaiteachais ar fad a ríomh 16 verb as numerical value TRANSITIVEthe window measures a metre and a half long tá an fhuinneog méadar go leith ar fadthe garden measured 80 square feet 80 troigh chearnach a bhí sa ghairdín 17 verb body size TRANSITIVEtomhais verb  c m uthe tailor measured me for a suit rinne an táilliúir mé a thomhas le haghaidh culaithe, thóg an táilliúir mo mhiosúr le culaith a dhéanamh dom
phrases

beyond measure

as cuimsethar na beartaas miosúrthey had wealth beyond measure bhí saibhreas as cuimse acuhe was arrogant beyond measure bhí sé thar a bheith uaibhreachhe was surprised beyond measure bhí ionadh an domhain air

for good measure

ar a bharr sinina theannta sinchomh maith leis sinlena chois sin

to get the measure of sb/sth

(also

to take the measure of sb/sth

) tuiscint a fháil ar dhuine/ruddul i dtaithí ar dhuine/rudteacht isteach ar dhuine/rudduine/rud a oibriú amach

to have the measure of sb/sth

bheith inchurtha le duine/rudbheith in ann ag duine/rudbheith ábalta ag duine/rud

in good measure

there was music in good measure bhí go leor ceoil ann, bhí neart ceoil ann

to make sth to measure

rud a dhéanamh de réir miosúirrud a dhéanamh de réir toise

to measure your words

bheith cúramach faoin méid a deir túlabhairt go tomhaisteshe measured her words when speaking to children bhí sí cúramach faoin rud a dúirt sí le páistí

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