Definition of admeasurement in English:

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admeasurement

Pronunciation: /ədˈmɛʒəm(ə)nt/

noun

[mass noun] archaic
The action of ascertaining and apportioning just shares in something.
Example sentences
  • The certificates of admeasurement include the date of the precept from the surveyor general ordering the survey.
  • It provides the only surviving record of some transactions, and it contains proprietary land grants, certificates of admeasurements, wills, leases, releases, and other documents.
  • The developers were quick to point out that public access to the beach would not be blocked, because while their certificate of admeasurements shows a large part of the beach as their property, consideration was given to facilitate access during construction.

Origin

Early 16th century: from Old French amesurement, from the verb amesurer, from medieval Latin admensurare, based on Latin metiri 'to measure'.

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