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quarter
'kwɔːrtər
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent.
  2. Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp.
  3. The rear part of a ship.
  4. A district of a city having some distinguishing character.
  5. An unspecified person.
  6. A United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar.
  7. A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds).
  8. A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds).
  9. One of four equal parts.
  10. One of the four major division of the compass.
  11. A fourth part of a year; three months.
  12. One of four periods into which the school year is divided.
  13. A unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour.
  14. One of four divisions into which some games are divided.
(动) As a verb
  1. Divide by four; divide into quarters.
  2. Divide into quarters.
  3. Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him.
  4. Provide housing for (military personnel).
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (形) adjective
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四分之一sì fēn zhīyīone-quarter
一刻钟yīkè zhōnga quarter (of an hour
季度jìdùquarter of a year; season (sports)
地区dìqūlocal; regional; district (not necessarily formal administrative unit); region; area; as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city)
驻扎zhùzāto station; to garrison (troops)
住宿zhùsùto stay at; lodging; accommodation
quarter (hour); moment; to carve; to engrave; to cut; oppressive; measure word for short time intervals
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