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English definition of “metre”

metre

noun UK (US meter)     /ˈmiːtər/
LENGTH [C] (written abbreviation m) A2 a unit for measuring length , equal to 100 centimetres : Our bedroom is five metres wide . She finished third in the women's 400 metres (= running race ).Measurements of length and distanceArea, mass, weight and volume in general
POEMS [C, U] a pattern of rhythm in poetry Poetry
(Definition of metre noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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