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mph

uk   /ˌem.piːˈeɪtʃ/ us  
abbreviation for miles per hour: My car won't do/go more than 70 mph. She was caught driving at 120 mph.Driving and operating road vehiclesMeasurements of length and distanceMeasurements of speed
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