Translation of "quantity" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwɒn·tə·ti/ us /ˈkwɑn·t̬ə·t̬i/ plural quantities

B1 the amount or number of something

A vast quantity of information is available on the internet.

(Translation of “quantity” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkwontəti/ (plural quantities)

the size, weight, number etc of something, especially a large size etc

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.

an unknown quantity noun

a person or thing whose characteristics, abilities etc cannot be predicted

I don’t know anything about the new boss – he’s an unknown quantity.

(Translation of “quantity” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)