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"nautical mile" in British English

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nautical milenoun [C]

uk   /ˌnɔː.tɪ.kəl ˈmaɪl/ us   /ˌnɑː.t̬i.kəl ˈmaɪl/ also sea mile
a unit of distance used at sea that is equal to 1,852 metres
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(Definition of nautical mile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nautical milenoun [C]

us   /ˈnɔ·t̬ɪ·kəl ˈmɑɪl, ˈnɑt̬·ɪ·kəl/
a unit of distance used at sea which is equal to 6076 feet in the US system
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nautical milenoun [C]

uk   us   also sea mile MEASURES, TRANSPORT
a unit of distance used at sea which is equal to 1852 metres or 1.15 miles
(Definition of nautical mile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nautical mile”
in Chinese (Simplified) 海里(合1852米)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海裡(等於1852米)…
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