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English definition of “quotient”

quotient

noun [C]     /ˈkwəʊ.ʃənt/ US  /ˈkwoʊ-/
a particular degree or amount of something: This is a car with a high head-turning quotient (= a lot of people turn to look at it).General words for size and amount specialized mathematics the result of dividing one number by anotherAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
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