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Spanish translation of “quantity”

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.
(Definition of quantity from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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