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English definition of “litre”


noun [C] UK (US usually liter)     /ˈliː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ (written abbreviation l)
A2 a unit for measuring the volume of a liquid or a gas : The tax increase will add 4p to a litre of petrol .Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volume
(Definition of litre noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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