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noun uk   /maɪl/ us  
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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