Meaning of “Q” in the English Dictionary


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Qnoun [ C ]

plural Q’s, Qs, q’s or qs also q us /kju/

the 17th letter of the English alphabet

(Definition of “Q” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Q" in Business English

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/kjuː/ uk us plural Q's, Qs

FINANCE, ACCOUNTING abbreviation for quarter: a period of three months in a company's financial year:

Apple reports lower than expected Q3 profits.

(Definition of “Q” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)