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foot

noun [C] (MEASUREMENT)    /fʊt/ (plural feet or foot) (written abbreviation ft)
B1 a unit of measurement, equal to twelve inches or 0.3048 metres, sometimes shown by the symbol ′: The man was standing only a few feet away. She is five feet/foot three inches tall. She is 5′ 3″ tall.Measurements of length and distanceMathematical symbols
(Definition of foot noun (MEASUREMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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