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Meaning of “sq.” in the English Dictionary

"sq." in British English

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sq.adjective [before noun]

written abbreviation for square noun , in ​measurements of ​length
(Definition of sq. from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sq." in American English

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sq.adjective

abbreviation forsquare
(Definition of sq. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sq" in Business English

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sq

uk   us   UK ( US sq.) MEASURES
written abbreviation for square: used in ​units of ​measurement to refer to an ​areaequal in ​size to a ​square with ​sides that are a ​metre, ​kilometre, ​mile, etc. ​long: Prices of our carpets and rugs ​start from £300 ​per sq m. a 500,000 sq. ft ​business and ​industrialpark
(Definition of sq from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sq.”
in Spanish m2…
in Vietnamese vuông…
in Malaysian persegi…
in Thai ตาราง…
in French carré…
in German Quadrat-…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与长度单位连用)平方的…
in Turkish metrekare…
in Russian квадратный…
in Indonesian persegi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (與長度單位連用)平方的…
in Polish 2, kw. (= = kwadratowy)…
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