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ton

Pronunciation: /tʌn/

Translation of ton in French:

n

  • 1 (in weight) (BrE)
    (also gross ton or , long ton)
    tonne (f) britannique ([ = 1.1016 kg ]); (AmE)
    (also net ton or , short ton)
    tonne (f) américaine ([ = 907 kg ]) metric ton tonne (f)
  • 2 [fam] (a lot) tons of des tas de [fam] [food, paper, bands]

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