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“tonne” in British English

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tonnenoun [ C ]

uk /tʌn/ us /tʌn/ plural tonnes or tonne also metric ton

a unit of weight in the metric system, equal to 1,000 kilograms:

Oil deliveries will fall 2.5 million tonnes short this year.
a 7,554-tonne ocean liner

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

“tonne” in Business English

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tonnenoun [ C ]

uk /tʌn/ us MEASURES

→  metric ton

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