What is the pronunciation of quarter?
English definition of “quarter”
A2 [C] one of four equal or almost equal parts of something; ¼: He cut the orange into quarters. Under a quarter of people questioned said that they were happily married. My house is situated a mile and three-quarters from here.Fractions a quarter of an hour › 15 minutes: I waited a quarter of an hour and then went home. I was there three-quarters of an hour. an hour and three-quartersSpecific periods of time a quarter to two, three, etc. A1 (also US a quarter of two, three, etc.) › 15 minutes before two, three, etc.: It was a quarter to six when I left.Days and times of day a quarter past two, three, etc. A1 (also US a quarter after two, three, etc.) › 15 minutes after two, three, etc.: I'll meet you at a quarter past five.Days and times of day › [C] one of four periods of time into which a year is divided for financial calculations, such as for profits or taxes: There was a fall in unemployment in the second quarter of the year. I get an electricity bill every quarter.Specific periods of time › [C] one of four periods in a game of American football and other ball sportsAmerican footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsParts and stages of competitions
B2 [C] in the US and Canada, a coin worth 25 centsNorth American money