Definition of -ure in English:

-ure

Syllabification: -ure

suffix

  • Forming nouns:
  • 1Denoting an action, process, or result: censure closure scripture
  • 2Denoting an office or function: judicature
  • 3Denoting a collective: legislature

Origin

from Old French -ure, from Latin -ura.

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