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quar·ter

quarter

 
pronunciation:
kwawr tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of four equal parts of a whole.
I cut the sandwich into quarters.
 
synonyms:
fourth
definition 2: a coin of the United States and some other countries equal to twenty-five cents.
definition 3: one fourth of an hour.
quarter past seven (7:15)quarter to seven (6:45)
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  • quarterly:
    happening once every three months, or once during every quarter of a year.
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