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quadrant

noun [C] (QUARTER)    /ˈkwɒd.rənt/ US  /ˈkwɑː.drənt/
specialized mathematics a quarter of a circle Parts of geometrical shapes a quarter of an area : The river runs through the southwest quadrant of the city .Fractions
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