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"quart" in British English

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quartnoun [C]

uk   /kwɔːt/  us   /kwɔːrt/ (written abbreviation qt)
a ​unit of ​measurement for ​liquids, ​equal to ​approximately 1.14 ​litres in the UK, or 0.95 ​litres in the US: A quart is so called because it is a ​quarter of a ​gallon.
(Definition of quart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quartnoun [C]

 us   /kwɔrt/ (abbreviation qt.)
a ​unit of ​measurement of ​volumeequal to 2 pints or about 0.95 ​liter
(Definition of quart from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"quart" in Business English

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quartnoun [C]

uk   us   /kwɔːt/ ( written abbreviation qt)
MEASURES a ​unit of ​measurement for liquids, ​equal to ​approximately 1.14 ​litres in Britain, or 0.95 ​litres in the US: Consumption of ice cream and ​frozen desserts in the U.S. ​fell from 22.7 quarts ​perperson in 2000 to 20.3 quarts ​perperson in 2005.
(Definition of quart from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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