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noun metre pronunciation in British English /ˈmiːtə(r)/
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  1. 1
    [countable] maths a unit for measuring length in the metric system, containing 100 centimetres
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] literature the patterns of sounds and rhythms in poetry


… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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