Meaning of “kilogram” in the English Dictionary

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"kilogram" in British English

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kilogramnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɪl.ə.ɡræm/ us /ˈkɪl.ə.ɡræm/ written abbreviation kg

A2 a unit of mass equal to 1,000 grams

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

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kilogramnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɪl·əˌɡræm/ abbreviation kg, short form kilo, /ˈki·loʊ/

a unit of measurement of weight equal to 1000 grams or 2.2 pounds

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"kilogram" in Business English

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kilogramnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɪləʊɡræm/ us also kilo, abbreviation kg

MEASURES a unit of measurement of weight equal to 1000 grams, or approximately 2.2 pounds:

These scales measure in kilograms.

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