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Translation of "quarter" - English-Spanish dictionary

quarter

noun   /ˈkwɔː·tər/
A2 ( US also fourth) one of four equal parts of something; 1/4 cuarto We only finished a quarter of the pie. I waited a quarter of an hour for her.
A1 a period of 15 minutes before or after the hour cuarto It’s quarter to three (= 2.45). It’s a quarter to three (= 2:45). We’re leaving at quarter past six (= 6.15). We’re leaving at a quarter after six (= 6:15).
a coin with a value of 25 cents (= 25/100 of a dollar) in the US and Canada moneda de veinticinco centavos There are four quarters in a dollar.
one of four time periods that a year can be divided into trimestre
verb   /ˈkwɔː·tər/
to cut something into four parts dividir en cuatro partes
(Definition of quarter from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

quarter

noun /ˈkwoːtə/
one of four equal parts of something which together form the whole (amount) of the thing cuarto There are four of us, so we’ll cut the cake into quarters It’s (a) quarter past / (American) after four In the first quarter of the year his firm made a profit The shop is about a quarter of a mile away an hour and a quarter two and a quarter hours.
in the United States and Canada, (a coin worth) twenty-five cents, the fourth part of a dollar. veinticinco centavos
a district or part of a town especially where a particular group of people live barrio He lives in the Polish quarter of the town.
a direction dirección, (de todas) partes People were coming at me from all quarters.
(literary, old-fashioned) mercy shown to an enemy gracia They showed us no quarter.
the leg of a usually large animal, or a joint of meat which includes a leg cuarto a quarter of beef a bull’s hindquarters.
the shape of the moon at the end of the first and third weeks of its cycle; the first or fourth week of the cycle itself. cuarto
one of four equal periods of play in some games cuarto In the second quarter of the game, the Bears quarterback was intercepted.
(American ) a period of study at a college etc, usually 10 to 12 weeks in length. trimestre
quarterly adjective
happening, published etc once every three months trimestral a quarterly journal quarterly payments.
quarters noun plural
a place to stay especially for soldiers. cuartel
quarterback noun
(in American football) the player who directs the team’s attacking play. mariscal de campo
quarter-deck noun
the part of the upper deck of a ship between the stern and the mast nearest it. alcázar
quarter-final noun
(often in plural) the third-last round in a competition cuarto de final Chelsea play Barcelona in the quarter-final.
quarter-finalist noun
cuartofinalista
quartermaster noun
an officer whose job is to provide soldiers with food, transport, a place to live etc. oficial de intendencia
at close quarters
close to; close together de cerca; cuerpo a cuerpo The soldiers were fighting with the enemy at close quarters.
(Definition of quarter from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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