l Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"l" in British English

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lnoun [C]


(plural ll) written abbreviation forline

l noun [C] (LITRE)

written abbreviation for litre
(Definition of l from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"l" in American English

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lnoun [C]

 us   /el/ (plural l)
abbreviation for liter

Lnoun [C]

(plural L’s, Ls, l’s or ls) (also l)  us   /el/

l noun [C] (LETTER)

the twelfth ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet


(also l)  us   /el/

l number (NUMBER)

the Roman numeral for the ​number 50

Ladjective [not gradable]

 us   /el/

l adjective [not gradable] (SIZE)

abbreviation for large Note: Used esp. on clothing to show its size.
(Definition of l from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"L" in Business English

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uk   us   MEASURES
abbreviation for large, used especially in clothes ​sizes: The three ​sizes are ​marked S, M, and L for Small, Medium, and Large.


uk   us   MEASURES
written abbreviation for litre
(Definition of L from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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