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ounce

noun [C]  us   /ɑʊns/ (abbreviation oz.)

ounce noun [C] (WEIGHT)

a unit of measurement of weight equal to 1/16 pound or 28 grams An ounce is also a very small amount: If he’s got an ounce of common sense, he’ll realize that this project is bound to fail.

ounce noun [C] (VOLUME)

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