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1[mass noun] A standard European size of paper, 297 × 210 mm:[as modifier] ‘an A4 page’
- ‘Posters are to be A4 in size with the name clearly written on the front and the address on the back.’
- ‘The questionnaire, on one side of A4 paper, asks people to express their opinions on what matters to them about the village.’
- 1.1 A4 paper:‘several sheets of A4’
- ‘The CV is important because you can outline skills and experience far easier on A4 than you can on a business card!’
- ‘I've somehow got through a mountain of paperwork (suffice it to say that I have used an entire 500 sheet pack of A4).’
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