Translation of "quarter" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwɔː·tər/ us /ˈkwɔr·t̬ər/

A2 US also fourth one of four equal parts of something; 1/4

We only finished a quarter of the pie. Abbiamo solo finito un quarto della torta.
I waited a quarter of an hour for her. L’ho aspettata per un quarto d’ora.

A1 a period of 15 minutes before or after the hour

It’s quarter to three (= 2.45). Manca un quarto alle tre.
It’s a quarter to three (= 2:45). Manca un quarto alle tre.
We’re leaving at quarter past six (= 6.15). Partiamo alle sei e un quarto.
We’re leaving at a quarter after six (= 6:15). Partiamo alle sei e un quarto.

a coin with a value of 25 cents (= 25/100 of a dollar) in the US and Canada

quarto di dollaro, moneta del valore di 25 cents in USA e Canada
There are four quarters in a dollar. Ci sono quattro quarti di dollaro in un dollaro.

one of four time periods that a year can be divided into

verb uk /ˈkwɔː·tər/ us /ˈkwɔr·t̬ər/

to cut something into four parts

dividere in quattro, ridurre a un quarto

(Translation of “quarter” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)