Definition of “kilo” - English Dictionary

“kilo” in British English

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kilonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkiː.ləʊ/ us /ˈkiː.loʊ/ plural kilos

A2 a kilogram:

a 200 kilo block of concrete

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kilo-prefix

uk /kiː.ləʊ-/ us /kiː.loʊ-/

(Definition of “kilo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“kilo-” in American English

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one thousand, used in units of measure:

(Definition of “kilo-” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“kilo” in Business English

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kilonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkiːləʊ/ us plural kilos

MEASURES a kilogram :

Each pack weighs about five kilos.

kilo-prefix

uk /kɪlə-/ us

MEASURES used to form words that mean one thousand times the stated unit:

kilowatt
kilohertz

(Definition of “kilo” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)