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Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Definition 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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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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