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quarter

noun /ˈkwoːtə/
one of four equal parts of something which together form the whole (amount) of the thing
das Viertel
There are four of us, so we’ll cut the cake into quarters It’s (a) quarter past / (American) after four In the first quarter of the year his firm made a profit The shop is about a quarter of a mile away an hour and a quarter two and a quarter hours.
in the United States and Canada, (a coin worth) twenty-five cents, the fourth part of a dollar.
der Vierteldollar
a district or part of a town especially where a particular group of people live
das Viertel
He lives in the Polish quarter of the town.
a direction
die Gegend
People were coming at me from all quarters.
mercy shown to an enemy.
die Schonung
the leg of a usually large animal, or a joint of meat which includes a leg
das Hinterviertel
a quarter of beef a bull’s hindquarters.
the shape of the moon at the end of the first and third weeks of its cycle; the first or fourth week of the cycle itself.
das erste/dritte Mondviertel
one of four equal periods of play in some games
das Spielviertel
In the second quarter of the game the Bears quarterback was intercepted.
a period of study at a college etc usually 10 to 12 weeks in length.
das Viertel
quarterly adjective happening, published etc once every three months
vierteljährlich
a quarterly journal quarterly payments.
quarters noun plural a place to stay especially for soldiers.
das Quartier
quarter-deck noun the part of the upper deck of a ship between the stern and the mast nearest it.
das Achterdeck
quarter-final noun (often in plural) the third-last round in a competition
das Viertelfinale
Chelsea play Barcelona in the quarter-final.
quarter-finalist noun
der/die Teilnehmer(in) am Viertelfinale
quartermaster noun an officer whose job is to provide soldiers with food, transport, a place to live etc.
der Quartiermeister
at close quarters close to; close together
nahe
The soldiers were fighting with the enemy at close quarters.
(Definition of quarter from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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