quarter noun (FOURTH PART) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "quarter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


/ˈkwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈkwɑː.t̬ɚ/
[C] one of four equal or almost equal parts of something; ¼
He cut the orange into quarters.
Under a quarter of people questioned said that they were happily married.
My house is situated a mile and three-quarters from here.
a quarter of an hour 15 minutes
I waited a quarter of an hour and then went home.
I was there three-quarters of an hour.
an hour and three-quarters
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,
It was a quarter to six when I left.
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,
I'll meet you at a quarter past five.
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
There was a fall in unemployment in the second quarter of the year.
I get an electricity bill every quarter.
Specific periods of time
[C] one of four periods in a game of American football and other ball sports
American footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of quarter noun (FOURTH PART) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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