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“pint” in English

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pintnoun [ C ]

uk /paɪnt/ us /paɪnt/

B2 a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre. There are eight pints in a gallon:

a pint of milk
a pint of beer

UK informal a pint of beer:

He usually goes out for a pint at lunchtime.

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

“pint” in American English

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pintnoun [ C ]

us /pɑɪnt/ abbreviation pt.

a unit of measurement of volume equal to 1/2 quart or about 0.47 liter

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