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English definition of “quantifier”

quantifier

noun [C]    /ˈkwɑn·təˌfɑɪ·ər/
grammar a word or phrase that is used before a noun to show the amount of it that is being considered : "Some," "many," "a lot of," and "a few" are examples of quantifiers used in English .
(Definition of quantifier noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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