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metrenoun

UK (US meter) uk   /ˈmiː.tər/  us   /ˈmiː.t̬ɚ/
  • metre noun (MEASUREMENT)

A2 [C] (written abbreviation m) a ​unit of ​measurementequal to 100 ​centimetres: The ​bombshelter has ​concretewalls that are three metres ​thick. a 15-metre ​yacht She ​won the 100 metres (= a ​racerun over this ​distance) at the Olympics. He is 1 m 75 ​tall. The ​price of ​waterrose to 48p ​per cubic metre (= a ​unit of ​volumeequal to 1,000 ​litres). The ​room is six metres ​square.

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metrenoun [C]

UK ( US meter) uk   us   /ˈmiːtər/ ( abbreviation m)
MEASURES a ​unit of ​measurement of length in the metricsystem, ​equal to 100 ​centimetres or ​approximately 1.094 yards: The ​property lies within ​approximately 150 metres from the ​constructionsite but would not be directly affected. The ​price of water ​rose to 48p ​per cubic metre.
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(Definition of metre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “metre”
in Korean 미터…
in Arabic مِتْر…
in Malaysian meter…
in French mètre…
in Russian метр, размер (в поэзии)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 測量, (長度單位)米,公尺…
in Italian metro…
in Turkish metre, 100 cm'ye eşit uzunluk ölçüm birimi, vezin…
in Polish metr, metrum…
in Spanish metro…
in Vietnamese mét…
in Portuguese metro…
in Thai หน่วยวัดเป็นเมตร…
in German der Meter…
in Catalan metre…
in Japanese メートル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 测量, (长度单位)米…
in Indonesian meter…
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