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noun [countable] carat pronunciation in British English /ˈkærət/ 
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  1. 1
    a unit for measuring how pure gold is

    an 18-carat gold ring

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  2. 2
    a unit for measuring the weight of diamonds and other jewels. It is equal to 0.2 grams

    a 30-carat diamond

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