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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Other definitions for URE (2 of 2)
an abstract-noun suffix of action, result, and instrument, occurring in loanwords from French and Latin: pressure; legislature.
Origin of -ure
<French -ure<Latin -ūra
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How to use URE in a sentence
In Wensleydale the progress of the Ure is broken by several fine waterfalls, notably the cataracts at Aysgarth.
Exceedingly pretty, if scant, monastic ruins are passed by the Ure at Jervaulx, just before Wensleydale comes to an end.
On his time e iudeus of Noruuic bohton an xpisten cild be foren estren pineden him alle e ilce pining ure drihten was pined.
Nime we enne geme gif ure procession bi maked after ure helendes procession.
More mihte do ure helende enne e holi word e he urh his mu spec.
British Dictionary definitions for URE
suffix forming nouns
indicating act, process, or resultseizure
indicating function or officelegislature; prefecture
Word Origin for -ure
from French, from Latin -ūra
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