quarter of


    Definition of quarter of in English Dictionary

  • NounPREquarter-
    1. (US) IDI quarter to, fifteen minutes before the next hour.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Exactly the same procedure can be followed for each-way bets; however, you may not receive the quarter of the win-odds for a place.
        • And when skipper Richie McCaw hoisted the Webb Ellis Trophy high into the night, a quarter of a century of hurt was blown away in an explosion of fireworks and cheering.
        • "Fellow Democrats," he began, "I left Washington at a quarter of two this morning  [ …] ."
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      1. en quarter of an hour
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      Meaning of quarter of for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "quarter of" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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