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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
四分之一;¼
He cut the orange into quarters.
他把橘子切成了4塊。
Under a quarter of people questioned said that they were happily married.
不到1/4的受訪者表示他們的婚姻很幸福。
My house is situated a mile and three-quarters from here.
我的房子距離這裡1.75英里。
Fractions
a quarter of an hour 15 minutes
十五分鐘,一刻鐘
I waited a quarter of an hour and then went home.
我等了十五分鐘然後就回家了。
I was there three-quarters of an hour.
我在那裡逗留了四十五分鐘。
an hour and three-quarters
1小時45分鐘
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,
差十五分鐘兩點/三點/四點等
It was a quarter to six when I left.
我離開時差十五分鐘到六點。
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,
兩點/三點/四點等過十五分鐘
I'll meet you at a quarter past five.
我們五點十五分見。
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.
今年第二季的失業率有所下降。
I get an electricity bill every quarter.
我每季都會收到一份電費帳單。
Specific periods of time
[C] one of four periods in a game of American football and other ball sports
(橄欖球賽或其他球賽的)一節,一局
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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