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lnoun [C]

us   /el/ plural l
abbreviation forliter

Lnoun [C]

plural L’s, Ls, l’s or ls also l us   /el/
  • L noun [C] (LETTER)

the twelfth letter of the English alphabet


also l us   /el/
  • L number (NUMBER)

the Roman numeral for the number 50

Ladjective [not gradable]

us   /el/
abbreviation forlarge Note: Used esp. on clothing to show its size.
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uk   us   MEASURES
abbreviation for large, used especially in clothes sizes: The three sizes are marked S, M, and L for Small, Medium, and Large.


uk   us   MEASURES
written abbreviation for litre
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