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metric tonnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​unit of ​weightequal to 1,000 ​kilograms
(Definition of metric ton from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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metric tonnoun [C]

uk   us   (also tonne)
MEASURES a ​unit of ​weightequal to 1,000 ​kilograms or about 2,205 ​pounds: Prices for this ​type of coal have ​spiked to around $150 ​permetricton.
(Definition of metric ton from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “metric ton”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公吨…
in Turkish 1000 kilograma eşit ağırlık ölçü birimi, metrik ton…
in Russian метрическая тонна…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公噸…
in Polish tona (metryczna)…
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