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third-quarteradjective [before noun]

uk   us   ( abbreviation Q3)
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE relating to the third ​period of three months in a company's ​financialyear: Coca-Cola's ​sales are expected to ​increase about 10% in the fourth ​quarter, a ​sharpimprovement from its third-quarter ​results.
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