“Measure” in the news
|used to measure|
Publications and example sentences
· Protesters should get tested and timing is key →
Further details on social distancing measures were expected in the coming days and weeks.
· Bail organizations, thrust into the national spotlight, are targeted by online trolls →
Bail funds and groups that are raising money for racial justice organizing should be aware that they are being targeted, but it should not be a deterrent to continuing their work, she said, adding there are security measures they can take to protect themselves.
The New York Times
· Security Concerns Give the White House a Fortified New Look →
The measures taken over the last week have made the compound occupied by the president, his family and his staff more sealed off from demonstrations but also more removed from the American public.
· MMA DFS: UFC 250, Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer Preview →
This measures their historical striking output versus absorption taken themselves.
· Coronavirus: Regional R-rates revealed for first time in England →
Mr Hancock also said the government was “increasingly” interested in tackling flare-ups of the virus with local lockdowns, rather than nationwide measures.
· Aboriginal deaths in custody: 434 have died since 1991, new data shows →
On several measures, we found things had grown worse.
The New York Times
· W.H.O. Finally Endorses Masks to Prevent Coronavirus Transmission →
The announcement was long overdue, critics said, as masks are an easy and inexpensive preventive measure.
· Commentary: Now is not the time. But I can’t wait to go on my next overseas trip →
Safety measures include a swab test, a one- to two-day self-isolation while waiting for test results and sponsorship by a company or government agency.
· Commentary: No country will survive deglobalisation →
And that is before considering the long-lasting impact of social-distancing and quarantine measures.
· Commentary: India grapples with COVID-19 migrant worker chaos →
However, economists suggest the tranche caters more to long-term uplift of the economy through fiscal measures rather than putting cash in the hands of the desperately poor.