Translation of "quarter" - English-Russian dictionary

quarter

noun uk us /ˈkwɔːtər/
EQUAL PART [ C ] ( also US fourth)

A2 one of four equal parts of something; 1/4

четверть, четвертая часть
Three quarters of the island's residents speak English.
My house is one and three-quarter miles/a mile and three-quarters from here.
I waited a quarter of an hour for her.
BEFORE/AFTER HOUR [ no plural ]

A1 a period of 15 minutes before or after the hour

четверть часа
It's (a) quarter to three (= 2.45).
also US It's a quarter of three (= 2.45).
We're leaving at (a) quarter past six (= 6.15).
also US We're leaving at (a) quarter after six (= 6.15).
BUSINESS [ C ]

one of four periods of time into which a year is divided for financial calculations such as profits or bills (= orders for payment)

квартал, четверть года
I get an electricity bill every quarter.
SCHOOL [ C ] US

one of four periods of time into which a year at college or university is divided

четверть (школьная)
SPORT [ C ] US

one of four periods of time into which some sports games are divided

четверть
PART OF TOWN [ C ]

a part of a town, often where people from a particular country or religion live

квартал, район
the Jewish quarter
COIN [ C ]

a US or Canadian coin with a value of 25 cents, which is a quarter of a dollar

25 центов

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