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English definition of “metrication”


noun [U]     /ˌmetrɪˈkeɪʃən/
MEASURES the change from measuring things in imperial units (= feet , pounds , pints , etc.) to using metric units (= metres , kilograms , litres , etc.): Metrication has still not been fully implemented in the construction industry .
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