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acre

noun [C] uk   /ˈeɪ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/
C2 a unit for measuring area, equal to 4,047 square metres or 4,840 square yards: He's got 400 acres of land in Wales.Miscellaneous units of measurement
acreage
noun [C or U] uk   /-ɪdʒ/ us  
What acreage is (= how big is) her estate?Miscellaneous units of measurement
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