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carat

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkærət/
a unit for measuring how much jewels (= valuable stones) weighMeasurements of weight and massArea, mass, weight and volume in general mainly UK (US karat) a unit for measuring how pure gold is: 22 carat gold
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