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The tablespoon is a measure of volume used in cooking. It has various values around the world.

1 U.S. tablespoon = 1/2 U.S. fl. oz. (14.8 ml)

The traditional British tablespoon was never standardised, and could vary from 1/2 to 5/8 imperial fl. oz. (14.2 ml to 17.8 ml)

1 metric tablespoon = 15 ml (in Canada, New Zealand, UK)

1 metric tablespoon = 20 ml (in Australia)

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