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It was about 12 pounds in weight.
Have you lost weight?
Susan gained weight after her accident.
He tied weights to the sack and hurled it into the river.
Patten was not inclined to give much weight to their judgment.
Simpson’s opinions carry considerable weight with the President.
A recently discovered inscription has added weight to the theory.
We attach little weight to this new evidence.
Susan now bears the full weight of running the family.
Obviously the verdict is a huge weight off my mind.
This is the American English definition of weight. View British English definition of weight.
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