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Cut the cloth to the required length.
This beautiful bird is small, with a total length of about three inches.
The length of your swimming pool is not important.
Use two planks of unequal length.
The boat was 16 feet in length.
The length of your talk must be at least 10 minutes.
The average length of stay in hospital is three days.
You can adjust the length of time that the light remains on.
When standing for any length of time, remember to flex your knees.
Carter ran half the length of the pitch to score a brilliant goal.
The pier was lit up along its entire length.
A proposed tourist trail will run the length of the river.
This is the British English definition of length. View American English definition of length.
old and no longer in good condition
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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