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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “litre”


noun [C] UK (US usually liter)
/ˈliː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ (written abbreviation l)
a unit for measuring the volume of a liquid or a gas
The tax increase will add 4p to a litre of petrol.
Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volume
(Definition of litre from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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