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noun [C]    /ˈeɪ·kər/
a unit for measuring area, equal to 43,560 square feet or 4047 square meters: They bought half an acre of land to build their house on. acreage    /ˈeɪ·kər·ɪdʒ/ noun [U] Forest covers half the acreage.
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