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Definición de “quarter” en inglés

quarter

noun (FOURTH PART)    /ˈkwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈkwɑː.t̬ɚ/
A2 [C] one of four equal or almost equal parts of something; ¼: He cut the orange into quarters. Under a quarter of people questioned said that they were happily married. My house is situated a mile and three-quarters from here.Fractions a quarter of an hour 15 minutes: I waited a quarter of an hour and then went home. I was there three-quarters of an hour. an hour and three-quartersSpecific periods of time a quarter to two, three, etc. A1 (also US a quarter of two, three, etc.) 15 minutes before two, three, etc.: It was a quarter to six when I left.Days and times of day a quarter past two, three, etc. A1 (also US a quarter after two, three, etc.) 15 minutes after two, three, etc.: I'll meet you at a quarter past five.Days and times of day [C] one of four periods of time into which a year is divided for financial calculations, such as for profits or taxes: There was a fall in unemployment in the second quarter of the year. I get an electricity bill every quarter.Specific periods of time [C] one of four periods in a game of American football and other ball sportsAmerican footballGeneral terms used in ball sportsParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of quarter noun (FOURTH PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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