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acrenoun [C]

 us   /ˈeɪ·kər/
a ​unit for ​measuringarea, ​equal to 43,560 ​squarefeet or 4047 ​squaremeters: They ​boughthalf an acre of ​land to ​buildtheirhouse on.
acreage
noun [U]  us   /ˈeɪ·kər·ɪdʒ/
Forest ​covershalf the acreage.
(Definition of acre from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"acre" in British English

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acrenoun [C]

uk   /ˈeɪ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/
C2 a ​unit for ​measuringarea, ​equal to 4,047 ​squaremetres or 4,840 ​square yards: He's got 400 acres of ​land in Russia.

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acreage
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ɪdʒ/
What acreage is (= how ​big is) her ​estate?
(Definition of acre from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"acre" in Business English

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acrenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈeɪkər/ MEASURES
a ​unit for ​measuringarea, ​equal to 4840 ​squareyards or 4047 ​squaremetres: The ​companies all have more than 1,000 acres ​designated for ​heavyindustry.
(Definition of acre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acre”
in Korean 에이커…
in Arabic إيكَر (وِحدة لِقياس الأرْض)…
in Malaysian ekar…
in Russian акр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英畝(=4047平方米或4840平方碼)…
in Italian acro…
in Turkish hektar…
in Polish akr (= = 0, 4047 hektara)…
in Spanish Acre…
in Vietnamese mẫu Anh…
in Portuguese acre…
in Thai เอเคอร์…
in Catalan acre…
in Japanese エーカー(面積の単位。1エーカー=4, 047㎡ [4, 480yd2])…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英亩(=4047平方米或4840平方码)…
in Indonesian akre…
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