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mensurative

[ men-shuh-rey-tiv, -suh-, -sher-uh-tiv, -ser- ]
/ ˈmɛn ʃəˌreɪ tɪv, -sə-, -ʃər ə tɪv, -sər- /
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adjective
adapted for or concerned with measuring.
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Origin of mensurative

First recorded in 1825–35; mensurat(ion) + -ive
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