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"karat" in British English

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karatnoun [C]

US (UK carat) uk   us   /ˈkær.ət/ /ˈker-/ (written abbreviation kt.)
a ​unit for ​measuring how ​puregold is: a 24-karat ​goldweddingband
(Definition of karat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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karatnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkær·ət/ (abbreviation kt., abbreviation k.)
a ​unit for ​measuring how ​puregold is
(Definition of karat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"karat" in Business English

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karatnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkærət/ MEASURES
a ​unit used for ​measuring how pure ​gold is
(Definition of karat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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