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ftnoun [C]

plural ft
written abbreviation for foot noun : The main bedroom measures 24 ft by 18 ft (24' x 18').

the FTnoun

uk   /ˌefˈtiː/ us   /ˌefˈtiː/ trademark
abbreviation for the Financial Times: a British newspaper for people who are interested in financial, business, and economic matters
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ft.noun [C]

plural ft.
abbreviation forfoot
(Definition of ft. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   us  
MEASURES written abbreviation for foot or feet: a 6 ft. fence 10 ft. from the door


uk   us  
COMMUNICATIONS abbreviation for the Financial Times™

FTadjective, adverb

uk   us  
HR, WORKPLACE written abbreviation for full-time
(Definition of ft. from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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