Meaning of MEASURED in English

MEASURED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

measured (= very carefully controlled )

He spoke slowly, in a calm and measured tone.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

income

Consider the view that the link between aggregate consumption and current measured income is a tenuous one. 4.

People with identical opportunity sets make different decisions, because of differences in tastes, and as a consequence have different measured incomes .

Conversely, people may have different opportunity sets but the same measured income .

These generate income according to the comprehensive definition, but are not typically included in measured income.

tone

Before each session, he had watched their suspect sizing up his interrogators, readying his replies in measured tones .

Instead of their polished manner and measured tones , he sweats under the studio lights and delivers his lines in a bellow.

If the events outlined by Kelly came as a shock or a surprise, he concealed it in his calm measured tones .

There was almost, thought the Doctor, a trace of boredom in those measured tones .

Let us return to the measured tones of Cliff Cunningham.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a calm and measured response

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Let us return to the measured tones of Cliff Cunningham.

Their strident moralism jarred with both the measured middle-class radicalism of the repealers and the dominant patrician language of high politics.

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