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kilometrenoun [C]

UK (US kilometer) uk   /ˈkɪl.əˌmiː.tər/  us   /kɪˈlɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/ (written abbreviation km)
A2 a ​unit of ​measurementequal to 1,000 ​metres

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

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kilometrenoun [C]

UK ( US kilometer) uk   us   /kɪˈlɒmɪtər, ˈkɪləˌmiːtər/ ( abbreviation km)
MEASURES a ​unit of ​measurement of length ​equal to 1000 ​metres, or ​approximately 0.62 ​miles
(Definition of kilometre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kilometre”
in Korean 킬로미터(1000미터)…
in Arabic كيلو مِتْر…
in Malaysian kilometer…
in French kilomètre…
in Russian километр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 千米,公里…
in Italian chilometro…
in Turkish kilometre…
in Polish kilometr…
in Spanish kilómetro…
in Vietnamese kilomét…
in Portuguese quilômetro…
in Thai กิโลเมตร…
in German der Kilometer…
in Catalan quilòmetre…
in Japanese キロメートル(距離の単位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 千米,公里…
in Indonesian kilometer…
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