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"gallon" in British English

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gallonnoun

uk   /ˈɡæl.ən/ us   /ˈɡæl.ən/
[C] a unit for measuring volume: How much does a gallon of petrol cost? An imperial gallon, used in Britain, is equal to 4,546 cubic centimetres. A US gallon is equal to 3,785 cubic centimetres.
[C usually plural] informal a large amount of liquid: I love milk - I drink gallons of the stuff.

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gallonnoun [C]

us   /ˈɡæl·ən/ abbreviation gal.
a unit of measurement of volume of liquid equal to 4 quarts or 3.78 liters
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gallonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡælən/ us   abbreviation gal. MEASURES
in the UK, a unit for measuring the volume of a liquid or gas, equal to approximately 4.55 litres: Fuel tax is to rise by over 25p a gallon.
in the US, a unit for measuring the volume of a liquid, equal to approximately 3.79 litres: The average federally set price of milk is expected to rise 42 cents, to $1.58 a gallon.
(Definition of gallon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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