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English definition of “metre”


noun [C] UK ( US meter)
/ˈmiːtər/ ( abbreviation m)
MEASURES a unit of measurement of length in the metric system, equal to 100 centimetres or approximately 1.094 yards: The property lies within approximately 150 metres from the construction site but would not be directly affected. The price of water rose to 48p per cubic metre. → See also kilometre
(Definition of metre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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