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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstaturestat‧ure /ˈstætʃə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable] written  1 REPUTATIONthe degree to which someone is admired or regarded as importantof world/international/national stature Armstrong was a musician of world stature. He grew in stature (=became more admired or popular) during the campaign.stature as his growing stature as an artistsee thesaurus at reputation2 TALL PERSONsomeone’s height or size Bernard was short in stature, with a large head.
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statureIt suited her diminutive stature and delicate features.Supporters say there is no one of equal stature to replace him in the party.His negative comments, however accurate, were converted into slights, compounded by Johnson's nationality and famous stature.He was already taller than most Yek, and his stature displayed the kind of lankiness which promised both strength and agility.There is no question his stature is diminished from what it was.The bank manager was a grey-haired man of imposing stature.At that time there were no other universities in England equal in stature to Oxford and Cambridge.Cecilia is short in stature.I was by no means short in stature, but next to this man I felt like a dwarf.a British architect of international statureHe is the embattled president of a university seeking to raise its stature on the higher education landscape.The door was swung open by an unprepossessing man of middle stature, creamy-faced, and merry-eyed.In time of crisis her presence was expected, for she was a citizen of stature.As he got older, Picasso's stature as an artist increased.of world/international/national statureThe man was already a figure of national stature.
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