Definition of 'ounce'
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There is not one ounce of bitterness. The Sun (2008)The group has already established that the project has about four million ounces of gold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not an ounce of common sense was used. The Sun (2016)Its recipes will only use kilos and grams and ditch pounds and ounces. The Sun (2016)There is not one ounce of anger or frustration in me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So when shopping count on four ounces per person. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Nobody with an ounce of common sense would put them through this. The Sun (2011)Hurrah for the return of pounds and ounces! The Sun (2007)The company expects production to exceed one million ounces this year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Anyone with an ounce of common sense would understand why. The Sun (2013)All the measurements are in pounds and ounces rather than grams. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But this time no one with an ounce of sanity could question it. The Sun (2006)Anyone with an ounce of common sense would not release anyone who could harm this country. The Sun (2012)In realistic terms, a serving of meat should be about four ounces. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Mrs. Sharp says it costs fifty pounds an ounce. CHARMED LIFE (1977)This is what has stirred the crowds, given volume to the cheers and forced out of the competitors those last ounces of effort. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Gold hit highs of $1,000 an ounce last month for the first time in 11 months. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is about our social beings, and now that the distinction between work and home has become blurred, it drains our last ounce of energy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'ounce'
British English: ounce /aʊns/ NOUN
An ounce is a unit of weight. There are sixteen ounces in a pound and one ounce is equal to 28.35 grams.
- American English: ounce
- Arabic: أونْصةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: onça medida de peso
- Chinese: 盎司
- Croatian: unca
- Czech: unce
- Danish: unse
- Dutch: ons
- European Spanish: onza
- Finnish: unssi
- French: once
- German: Unze
- Greek: ουγγιά
- Italian: oncia
- Japanese: オンス
- Korean: 온스
- Norwegian: unse
- Polish: uncja
- European Portuguese: onça medida de peso
- Romanian: uncie
- Russian: унция
- Spanish: onza
- Swedish: uns
- Thai: หน่วยวัดน้ำหนักเป็นออนซ์
- Turkish: ons
- Ukrainian: унція
- Vietnamese: đơn vị đo khối lương Ounce
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