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quarter (n):
clemency or mercy shown to a defeated opponent
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he surrendered but asked for quarter
quarter (n):
piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp
quarter (n):
the rear part of a ship
quarter (n):
a district of a city having some distinguishing character
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the Latin Quarter
quarter (n):
an unspecified person
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he dropped a word in the right quarter
quarter (n):
a United States or Canadian coin worth one fourth of a dollar
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he fed four quarters into the slot machine
quarter (n):
a quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)
quarter (n):
a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
quarter (n):
one of four equal parts
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a quarter of a pound
quarter (n):
one of the four major division of the compass
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the wind is coming from that quarter
quarter (n):
a fourth part of a year; three months
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unemployment fell during the last quarter
quarter (n):
one of four periods into which the school year is divided
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the fall quarter ends at Christmas
quarter (n):
a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour
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it's a quarter til 4.
a quarter after 4 o'clock
quarter (n):
(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided
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both teams scored in the first quarter
quarter (v):
divide by four; divide into quarters
quarter (v):
divide into quarters
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quarter an apple
quarter (v):
pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
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in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes
quarter (v):
provide housing for (military personnel)
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Business before pleasure

önce iş sonra eğlence
It is better to finish your work before you have a good time


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