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English definition of “litre”

litre

noun [C] UK (US liter)     /ˈliːtər/
MEASURES a unit for measuring liquids or gases in the metric system, equal to 1000 cubic centimetres, or about 1.75 pints: The tax increase will add 4p to a litre of petrol.
(Definition of litre noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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