Quarter

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Definition

a quarter (coin): (a piece of metal money worth) 25 cents, 1/4 of a dollar
noun
A quarter is a coin of 25 cents in the U.S.A. A quarter literally is "1/4, one fourth".

a quarter (25 cents)

the (Latin) quarter : the (Latin) neighborhood, part of town, district, area
noun

a (financial) quarter: a (financial) trimester, 3 months, 1/4 of a year
noun

quarterly: every three months
adverb
Pronunciation examples
UK: Villon lived in the Latin Quarter of Paris.
US: Could you lend me a quarter? I need a cola.

Examples

  • "Brian : It's a temporary downturn in economic activity, usually indicated by two consecutive quarters of a falling GDP."
  • "During the first quarter of this year, over 5,000 males were surveyed by Smell Solutions about their fragrance buying habits."
  • "Bordello Breeze: last quarter you ordered 50,000 units."
  • "And then I'm supposed to have a meeting with Philip and talk about the sales budget for the next quarter, and I just know he's going to ask me for more stuff that I can't afford to allocate him, and - well - you know what Philip's like, and."
  • "Xavier Delavigne, a well-known figure in the Parisian quarter of Montmartre, passed away yesterday."
  • "You know how it works: we'll look at how your Delavigne products have been selling this quarter, what you'd like to order more of, what you've still got in stock, etc."
  • "According to my records, you bought 30,000 units last quarter."
  • "I've got your orders from last quarter right in front of me, so let's get the ball rolling."
  • "Krazy Gidyeon's Perfume Warehouse.com is slashing prices on all Delavigne perfumes as part of our crazy quarterly liquidation sale!"

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