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mile

noun [C]
 
 
/maɪl/
B1 a unit for measuring distance, equal to 1609 metres or 1760 yards: The nearest station is two miles from here. It's a five-mile walk to the next village. The latest high-speed trains can travel at 190 miles per hour. Measurements of length and distanceArea, mass, weight and volume in generalMiscellaneous units of measurement
miles a very long distance: We drove for miles along dusty roads. Her cottage is miles from the nearest village.Measurements of length and distance
Translations of “mile”
in Korean 마일…
in Arabic ميل…
in French mille…
in Turkish mil…
in Italian miglio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英里(長度單位,相當於1760碼或1.6公里)…
in Russian миля…
in Polish mila…
in Spanish milla…
in Portuguese milha…
in German die Meile…
in Catalan milla…
in Japanese マイル(約1.6Km)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英里(长度单位,相当于1760码或1.6公里)…
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