how to pronounce quarters


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quarters is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of quarters in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in the past three-quarters of a century …”

meanings of quarters


  1. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
  2. Quarterfinals.
  3. The place where someone or something lives.
  4. Plural of quarter.
  5. Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quarter.

quarters frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word quarters occurs in english on average 11.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with quarters


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