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quarter

noun (FOURTH PART)
四分之一
 
 
/ˈkwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈkwɑː.t̬ɚ/
[C] one of four equal or almost equal parts of something; ¼
¼;四分之一
He cut the orange into quarters.
他把橙子切成了4块。
Under a quarter of people questioned said that they were happily married.
不到1/4的受访者称他们的婚姻很幸福。
My house is situated a mile and three-quarters from here.
我的房子距此1.75英里。
Fractions
a quarter of an hour 15 minutes
一刻钟
I waited a quarter of an hour and then went home.
我等了一刻钟然后就回家了。
I was there three-quarters of an hour.
我在那里呆了3刻钟。
an hour and three-quarters
1小时45分钟
Specific periods of time
a quarter to two/three/four etc. ( also US a quarter of two/three/four, etc.) 15 minutes before two/three/four,
差一刻两点/三点/四点等
It was a quarter to six when I left.
我离开时差一刻到六点。
Days and times of day
a quarter past two/three/four etc. ( also US a quarter after two/three/four, etc.) 15 minutes after two/three/four,
两点/三点/四点等过一刻
I'll meet you at a quarter past five.
我们五点一刻见。
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
季度
There was a fall in unemployment in the second quarter of the year.
今年第二季度的失业率有所下降。
I get an electricity bill every quarter.
我每个季度收到一份电费账单。
Specific periods of time
[C] one of four periods in a game of American football and other ball sports
(橄榄球赛或其他球赛的)一节,一局
American footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of quarter noun (FOURTH PART) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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