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ounce

1. noun MEAS 28.35 grams2. noun MEAS 0.028 of a litre3. noun very small amount of sth4. noun ZOOL snow leopard
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1 noun MEAS 28.35 gramsunsa masc4it weighs two ounces tá dhá unsa meáchain ann, tá sé dhá unsa, meánn sé dhá unsait costs 5 euro per ounce cosnaíonn sé 5 euro an t-unsa, tá 5 euro in aghaidh an unsa airan ounce of butter unsa ime 2 (also fluid ounce) noun MEAS 0.028 of a litreunsa leachtach
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3 noun very small amount of sthhe hasn't an ounce of sense níl splaideog chéille aige, níl sméaróid chéille aige, níl pioc céille aigeshe hadn't an ounce of strength left in her ní raibh neart linbh fanta inti, ní raibh brí cait intihe hasn't an ounce of meat on him níl unsa feola air, níl ann ach na cnámha 4 noun ZOOL snow leopardliopard sneachta
phrases

an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

(also

an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure

) (US), proverb an té nach gcuirfidh greim cuirfidh sé dhá ghreim

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