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Definition for URE (2 of 2)

-ure

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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British Dictionary definitions for URE

-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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