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be a measure of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a measure of somethingbe a measure of somethingformalIMPORTANT be a sign of the importance, strength etc of something, or a way of testing or judging something The flowers and tears at the funeral were a measure of the people’s love for her. Exam results are not necessarily a true measure of a student’s abilities. measure
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a true measure ofThe embracing stereoscopic action gives a truer measure of volume, mass and space.
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