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English definition of “pint”

pint

noun [C]
 
 
/paɪnt/
MEASUREMENT (written abbreviation pt) B2 a unit for measuring liquid, equal to 0.568 litres in the UK and 0.473 litres in the US Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeArea, mass, weight and volume in general
BEER UK informal a pint of beerAlcohol - general words
(Definition of pint from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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