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noun [C]
/kwɔːt/ ( written abbreviation qt)
MEASURES a unit of measurement for liquids, equal to approximately 1.14 litres in Britain, or 0.95 litres in the US: Consumption of ice cream and frozen desserts in the U.S. fell from 22.7 quarts per person in 2000 to 20.3 quarts per person in 2005.
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