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Definition: length, measurement, yardage*

Le métrage est le même pour ces femmes - The length is the same for these women

Quel métrage voulez-vous ? - What yardage* do you need?

*Métrage is referring to length in meters, but English tends to refer to length in yards, hence yardage.

(of a movie) - length

un long métrage - feature-length film

un court métrage - short movie

Related: un mètre - meter; métrer (technical) - to measure

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