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kilometre

noun [C] UK ( US kilometer, written abbreviation km)
 
 
/kɪˈlɒmɪtər, ˈkɪləˌmiːtər/
A2 a unit for measuring distance, equal to 1000 metresMeasurements of length and distanceArea, mass, weight and volume in general
Translations of “kilometre”
in Korean 킬로미터(1000미터)…
in Arabic كيلو مِتْر…
in French kilomètre…
in Turkish kilometre…
in Italian chilometro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 千米,公里…
in Russian километр…
in Polish kilometr…
in Spanish kilómetro…
in Portuguese quilômetro…
in German der Kilometer…
in Catalan quilòmetre…
in Japanese キロメートル(距離の単位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 千米,公里…
(Definition of kilometre from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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