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metric tonnoun [C]

uk   /ˌmet.rɪk ˈtʌn/ us   /ˌmet.rɪk ˈtʌn/
a unit of weight equal to 1,000 kilograms
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metric tonnoun [C]

uk   us   also tonne
MEASURES a unit of weight equal to 1,000 kilograms or about 2,205 pounds: Prices for this type of coal have spiked to around $150 per metric ton.
(Definition of metric ton from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “metric ton”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公吨…
in Turkish 1000 kilograma eşit ağırlık ölçü birimi, metrik ton…
in Russian метрическая тонна…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公噸…
in Polish tona (metryczna)…
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