Focus on the pronunciation of quantity
English definition of “quantity”
› [C] an amount or number of something, especially one that can be measured: quantity of sth A sudden surge in the quantity of stock available would almost certainly depress the price.huge/large/vast quantity Asian central banks have been buying huge quantities of Treasury bonds.in large/small quantities Supermarkets, being able to buy in large quantities, can offer their customers the best prices.
› [U] used to talk about how much there is of something, rather than its quality: Our focus is on quality, not quantity. While quantity is of course important, quality must remain the highest priority.
› [C or U] a large amount or number of something: Poorer people can't afford to bulk buy and save by purchasing in quantity. The sheer quantity of detail makes the book a valuable tool.a quantity of sth Officers seized computer equipment as well as a quantity of cash and drugs in the raids. → See also bill of quantities, economic order quantity, equilibrium quantity