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reamnoun [C]

 us   /rim/
a ​standardmeasure of ​paperequal to 500 ​sheets
(Definition of ream from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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reamnoun

uk   us   /riːm/
[C] specialized publishing 500 ​sheets of ​paper [C usually plural] informal a lot of something, ​especially writing: She's written reams ofpoetry.
(Definition of ream from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reamnoun

uk   us   /riːm/
reams of sth a very large ​amount of ​information, usually on ​paper: Accountants at the ​firm were ​asked to ​turn over reams of ​financialrecords as ​part of the ​investigation. reams of ​paperwork/​paper reams of ​information/​data/​material
[C] WORKPLACE, MEASURES 500 sheets of ​printing or writing ​paper: Can you ​order a ream of ​printerpaper?
(Definition of ream from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ream”
in Spanish resma…
in Vietnamese ram giấy…
in Malaysian rim…
in Thai จำนวนกระดาษ 480 แผ่น…
in French rame…
in German das Ries…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令(500 张纸), (尤指)大量的写作…
in Indonesian rim…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令(500 張紙), (尤指)大量的寫作…
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