metre

me·​tre | \ ˈmē-tər How to pronounce metre (audio) \

Definition of metre

chiefly British spelling of

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“Metre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metre. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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chiefly British variant of meter

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