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quarter

noun     /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.FractionsNumbers generally
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).Specific periods of time
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.Specific periods of time
SCHOOL [C] US
one of four periods of time into which a year at college or university is divided четверть (школьная) Specific periods of time
SPORT [C] US
one of four periods of time into which some sports games are divided четверть Specific periods of timeAmerican footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsParts and stages of competitions
PART OF TOWN [C]
a part of a town, often where people from a particular country or religion live квартал, район the Jewish quarterAreas in towns and citiesEnvironments and localities
COIN [C]
a US or Canadian coin with a value of 25 cents, which is a quarter of a dollar 25 центов North American money
(Definition of quarter from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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