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centi-

prefix
 
 
MEASURES 0.01 of a particular unit of measurement, used in the metric system: There are 100 centimetres in a metre. a centilitre
Translations of “centi-”
in Chinese (Traditional) 百分之一…, 厘……
in Chinese (Simplified) 百分之一…, 厘……
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