Focus on the pronunciation of quarter
English definition of “quarter”
/ˈkwɔːtər/ noun [C] (abbreviation Q, abbreviation qtr)
› FINANCE, ACCOUNTING a period of three months in a company's financial year: Sales have climbed significantly each quarter. Unquoted companies accounted for 23% of assets at the end of the last quarter.first/second/third quarter The fall was 8% in the first quarter and only 2% in the second.