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an engine size of 2000 cc
Moscow's metro system is less than half the size of New York's.
The president has promised to reduce the size of the army.
After six months the tumour had doubled in size.
The boards should be cut to size and nailed into place.
The plants should reach full size in about four years.
Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.
This is the British English definition of size. View American English definition of size.
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