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English definition of “mile”


noun     /maɪl/
B1 [C] a unit of distance equal to 1,760 yards or 1.6 kilometres : a ten-mile drive The nearest town is ten miles away. The speed limit is 30 miles an/ per hour .Measurements of length and distance miles C1 [plural] a very long way: From the top , we could see for miles in every direction . He lives miles away on the other side of town .Measurements of length and distance
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