Definition of 'measured'
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We now have a more measured pace of deficit reduction. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His account is all the more worrying for its calm and measured tone. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Schools should take a more measured approach. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So further gains are likely to be at a more measured pace. The Sun (2011)We support a more measured approach. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Aislinn did not take kindly to his humor, but replied in measured tones. THE WOLF AND THE DOVETry not to be so impulsive, especially when a more measured approach would please others more. The Sun (2015)Today, investors want to take a more measured approach so they have time to understand the business. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Therefore the reoffending failure stands only to get worse unless a more measured approach is taken towards the voluntary sector and the programmes it provides. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If ministers were to adopt a more measured approach it would be a sign of strength, rather than weakness. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She is calm, measured, normal. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now she would turn that same guile upon this Norman, and she spoke in measured tone. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEHe's saying this in measured tones and there's a message building in his voice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Global catastrophes are made bearable - or at least comprehensible - through its measured tones. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For most of the hour we sit talking, he speaks in quiet, measured tones. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Despite her measured tone, June is clearly enraged as well as grief stricken. The Sun (2014)Like the mountain goat your sign denotes, you'll slowly climb to the top in measured paces. The Sun (2015)The consideration of any criminal allegation should always be calm, measured and cautious - the price of miscarriages is simply too great. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ordinarily, this might slow things down or cause problems, but adopting a more measured pace may actually be in your best interests. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Instead of a measured, careful and forensic correction of what was undoubtedly a scandalous miscarriage of justice, we see a rush to the opposite extreme. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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