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    Definition of quarters in English Dictionary

  • NounBFquarterPREquarter-SUF-ers
    1. plural of quarter.
      1. (plural only, military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
        1. “I have visited my quarters, and find them very comfortable. [ …] Steerage is like everything else maritime [ …] vastly improved since Robert Louis Stevenson took his trip third class to New York.”
      2. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
        1. quarterfinals.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The archbishop made the "proclamacion on the iiij quarters of the scaffolde, seyend in this wyse: Sirs, heere comyth Henry, kyng Henryes sone the Vth, on whose sowle God have mercy, Amen.
            • Death by drawing and quartering usually dismembered the condemned person.
            • The players kick off for the third quarter and the clock starts. ‎
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Could you give me some color with regards to which products made up the mix of revenue for this quarter?
            • We'll be sunsetting version 1.9 of the software shortly after releasing version 2.0 next quarter.
            • The 5G development project will ramp up in the first quarter.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Noun plural forms
              • Pluralia tantum
            Related Links:
            1. fr quarters
            2. en quarterstaff
            3. en quartersaw
            4. en quartersawn
            5. en quartersaws
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Grammatically, this word "quarters" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a pluralia tantum.
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