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cal‧i‧bre British English ; caliber American English
1 [uncountable] the level of quality or ability that someone or something has achieved
of somebody's calibre
Where will we find another man of his calibre?
The school attracts a high calibre of student.
of high/the right etc calibre
The paintings were of the highest caliber.
of this/that calibre
The city needs a hotel of this calibre (=of this high standard).
2 [countable]
a) TPMW the width of the inside of a gun or tube:
a .22 caliber rifle
b) PMW the width of a bullet

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