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English definition of “hundredweight”


noun [C]     /ˈhʌndrədweɪt/ (plural hundredweight) (written abbreviation cwt)
a unit for measuring weight, equal to 50.8 kilograms in the UK and 45.36 kilograms in the USMeasurements of weight and massArea, mass, weight and volume in general
(Definition of hundredweight noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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