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"litre" in British English

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litrenoun [C]

UK (US usually liter) uk   /ˈliː.tər/  us   /ˈliː.t̬ɚ/ (written abbreviation l)
A2 a ​unit for ​measuring the ​volume of a ​liquid or a ​gas, ​equal to 1,000 cubic centimetres: The ​taxincrease will ​add 4p to a litre of ​petrol.

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

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litrenoun [C]

 us   /ˈli·t̬ər/
a ​liter
(Definition of litre from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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litrenoun [C]

UK (US liter) uk   us   /ˈliːtər/
MEASURES a ​unit for ​measuring liquids or ​gases in the metricsystem, ​equal to 1000 cubiccentimetres, or about 1.75 pints: The ​taxincrease will ​add 4p to a litre of ​petrol.
(Definition of litre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “litre”
in Korean 리터…
in Arabic لِتر…
in Malaysian liter…
in French litre…
in Russian литр…
in Chinese (Traditional) (度量單位)升…
in Italian litro…
in Turkish liter, bir sıvı ölçüm birimi…
in Polish litr…
in Spanish litro…
in Vietnamese lít…
in Portuguese litro…
in Thai ลิตร…
in German der Liter…
in Catalan litre…
in Japanese リットル…
in Chinese (Simplified) (度量单位)升…
in Indonesian liter…
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