Meaning of “karat” in the English Dictionary

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"karat" in British English

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karatnoun [ C ]

US UK carat uk /ˈkær.ət/ us /ˈker.ət/ written abbreviation kt.

a unit for measuring how pure gold is:

a 24-karat gold wedding band

(Definition of “karat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"karat" in American English

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karatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkær·ət/ abbreviation kt., abbreviation k.

a unit for measuring how pure gold is

(Definition of “karat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"karat" in Business English

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karatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkærət/ us MEASURES

a unit used for measuring how pure gold is

(Definition of “karat” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)