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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English -ure, from Old French -ure, from Latin -tūra.

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. (non-productive) A process; a condition; a result of an action
  2. (non-productive) An official entity or function.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -ure, from Latin -tūram, the accusative case of -tūra.

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-ure

  1. Used to form nouns describing the result of an action.
    brûler (to burn) + ‎-ure → ‎brûlure (burn)
    blesser (to injure) + ‎-ure → ‎blessure (injury)

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -(ā)tūram, the accusative case of -(ā)tūra.

SuffixEdit

-ure

  1. used to form usually feminine, usually abstract nouns

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