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quantity

noun /ˈkwontəti/ ( plural quantities)
the size, weight, number etc of something, especially a large size etc
cantidad
What quantity of paper do you need? I buy these goods in quantity a small quantity of cement large quantities of tinned food.
quantitative analysis noun (chemistry) the analysis of a substance in order to discover the amounts of each of the chemical constituents that are present
análisis cuantitativo
The sample was subjected to quantitative analysis.
quantity surveyor noun (British) a person who is responsible for estimating the quantities of building materials needed for constructing something, and their probable cost.
aparejador
an unknown quantity noun a person or thing whose characteristics, abilities etc cannot be predicted
incógnita
I don’t know anything about the new boss – he’s an unknown quantity.
Translations of “quantity”
in Korean 양…
in Arabic كَمِّيّة…
in French quantité…
in Italian quantità…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指可測量或確定的)量,數量,分量…
in Russian количество…
in Turkish nicelik, miktar, sayı…
in Polish ilość…
in Portuguese quantidade…
in German die Menge…
in Catalan quantitat…
in Japanese 量…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指可测量或确定的)量,数量,分量…
(Definition of quantity from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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