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weight

noun (HEAVINESS)    /weɪt/
B1 [C or U] the amount that something or someone weighs : What weight can this lorry safely carry ? There was a slight decrease in his weight after a week of dieting .Area, mass, weight and volume in general [C] a piece of metal of known heaviness that can be used to measure the heaviness of other objects Area, mass, weight and volume in general B2 [C] any object that is heavy : Try not to lift heavy weights. I lift weights twice a week at the gym .Thick, dense and heavy
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