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English definition of “Q, q”

Q, q

noun (PERIOD OF TIME)    /kjuː/ (plural Qs, Q's or q's)
abbreviation for quarter : a period of three months in a company's financial year : Apple reports lower than expected Q3 profits .Specific periods of time
(Definition of Q, q noun (PERIOD OF TIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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