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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 measurement equal to 100 centimetres: The bomb shelter has concrete walls that are three metres thick. a 15-metre yacht She won the 100 metres (= a race run over this distance) at the Olympics. He is 1 m 75 tall. The price of water rose to 48p per cubic metre (= a unit of volume equal 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 metric system, equal to 100 centimetres or approximately 1.094 yards: The property lies within approximately 150 metres from the construction site 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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