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"mpg" in British English

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mpg

uk   /ˌem.piːˈdʒiː/ us   /ˌem.piːˈdʒiː/
abbreviation for miles per gallon: the number of miles a vehicle travels using one gallon of fuel: My car does about 40 mpg. How many mpg do you get from your car?
(Definition of mpg from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mpg" in American English

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mpgplural noun

abbreviation for miles per gallon (= the distance in miles that a vehicle can travel on one gallon of fuel): My car gets 29.7 mpg in the city.
(Definition of mpg from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mpg" in Business English

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mpgnoun

uk   us   TRANSPORT, NATURAL RESOURCES
abbreviation for miles per gallon: a way of calculating the amount of fuel a vehicle uses: 27.5/32/50, etc. mpg All our vehicles are expected to increase their fuel economy by 10 mpg over today's levels by 2020.
(Definition of mpg from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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