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"micro-" in American English

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micro-prefix

 us   /ˌmɑɪ·kroʊ, ˌmɑɪ·krə/
very small: a microbrewery
(Definition of micro- from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"micro-" in Business English

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micro-prefix

uk   us   /maɪkrəʊ-/
very small: microlender micromarket microtechnology
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MEASURES 1,000,000th of the stated unit: a microsecond

micronoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪkrəʊ/ (plural micros) old-fashioned
IT →  microcomputer

microadjective

uk   us   /ˈmaɪkrəʊ/
very small, or at the lowest level: The program helps to support or set up banks lending to micro enterprises and small business. The company has a 20% share in the market for mini or micro cars. These matters are decided at the micro level of individual firms.
(Definition of micro- from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“micro” in Business English

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