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stature

height or uprightness: He was of unusual stature.
Not to be confused with:
statue – image of human or animal carved in marble or bronze: There is a statue of the local hero in the center of town.
statute – a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government: The maximum allowable speed was established by statute.
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stat·ure

 (stăch′ər)
n.
1. The natural height of a human or animal in an upright position.
2. An achieved level; status.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin statūra; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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stature

(ˈstætʃə)
n
1. the height of something, esp a person or animal when standing
2. the degree of development of a person: the stature of a champion.
3. intellectual or moral greatness: a man of stature.
[C13: via Old French from Latin statūra, from stāre to stand]
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stat•ure

(ˈstætʃ ər)

n.
1. the height of a human or animal body.
2. the height of any object.
3. esteem or status based on one's positive qualities or achievements: a person of stature in the community.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French estature < Latin statūra <status status]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stature - high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement; "a man of great stature"
esteem, respect, regard - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
2.stature - (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
bodily property - an attribute of the body
tallness - the property of being taller than average stature
shortness - the property of being shorter than average stature
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stature

noun
1. height, build, size, tallness She was a little short in stature.
2. importance, standing, prestige, size, rank, consequence, prominence, eminence, high station This club has grown in stature over the last 20 years.
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stature

noun
A level of superiority that is usually high:
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Translations
قامةقامَه، قَواممَكانَه رَفيعَه
postavavýškavysoká úroveň
formathøjdestatur
termet
hæî, vöxturmikilvægi
aukšta klasėūgis
augsta klaseaugsts stāvoklisaugumsfigūraizcilība
vysoká úroveň

stature

[ˈstætʃəʳ] N
1. (= size) → estatura f, talla f
to be of short statureser de baja estatura
2. (fig) → rango m, estatus m inv
to have sufficient stature for a postestar a la altura de un cargo
he lacks moral staturele falta carácter
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stature

[ˈstætʃər] n
(= height) → stature f
small in stature → de petite taille
(= status) → envergure f, stature f
to grow in stature → prendre de l'envergure
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stature

n
Wuchs m; (esp of man) → Statur f; of short staturevon kleinem Wuchs
(fig)Format nt
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stature

[ˈstætʃəʳ] n
a. (build) → statura
to be of short stature → essere basso/a or di bassa statura
b. (fig) → importanza
a woman of considerable intellectual stature → una donna di grande levatura
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stature

(ˈstӕtʃə) noun
1. height of body. a man of gigantic stature.
2. importance or reputation. a musician of stature.
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stat·ure

n. estatura, altura.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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His tall stature, and his erect posture, enabled him to see much farther than those who were seated in the bottom of the canoe; and he turned his head warily in every direction, frequently bending his body forward, and straining his vision, as if desirous of penetrating the water that surrounded their boundary of light.
Younousse and Tijan, 17th in the event last year, were unfazed by the tall stature of their opponents -- Goncalves was the world champion in 2017 with Andre Stein, while Schmidt bagged the world title in 2015 with Alison Cerutti and the pair also emerged the champions in the Rio Olympics next year.
DERASAT, he added, has emerged as an example especially under the leadership Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa who as its Chairman has brought tall stature to this institution.
However, despite his tall stature, the defender had only scored twice before for Liverpool since joining the club in January 2018, and was yet to find the back of the net at Anfield in the Premier League.
But that's just a sliver of a silver lining as this whole film comes across as a vanity project for showcasing Khan's different shades as an actor and his tall stature.
The ancient writers speak of her terrorising the Roman occupants of newlyconquered Britannia with her tall stature and fierce eyes.
A master fresco painter, a man of tall stature who revived the dying art of fresco by training a generation of young painters in the art, Ustad Saifur Rehman was born at Kamra Kalan, Attock, in 1942.
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The building's tall stature and uniquely curved facade with bay windows bookends West 20th Street's mostly redbrick single family homes.
The patient presented with sexual infantilism, lack of breast development, complete absence of axillary and pubic hair, tall stature, and slenderness.
In this article, we describe a healthy 15.5-year-old girl with primary amenorrhea, gonadal dysgenesis, and tall stature without other manifestations of the Turner syndrome.
The tall stature of these people spawns the belief that their lung apices are subjected to more stress and strain, which are caused by a greater gravitational pull.