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quarter

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noun
1 noun MATH also SPOR of equal parts, periods in game etcceathrú fem5  c m uan ceathrú cuida quarter of a million euro ceathrú milliún euroa quarter voted against it vótáil an ceathrú cuid ina éadana quarter of road deaths an ceathrú cuid de na básanna ar na bóithrequarter of a century ceathrú céid, cúig bliana ficheada pound and a quarter punt agus ceathrúI drank three quarters of the bottle d'ól mé trí cheathrú den bhuidéaladd a quarter spoon of salt cuir isteach ceathrú spúnóg salainn 2 noun of houra quarter of an hour ceathrú uairea quarter to ten ceathrú go dtí a deich, ceathrú chun a deich, ceathrú don deicha quarter past six ceathrú i ndiaidh a sé, ceathrú tar éis a sé
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3 noun BUS-ADM 3 month periodráithe fem4the first quarter of the year an chéad ráithe den bhliain 4 noun SPOR, TV-RAD quarter finalbabhta ceathrú ceannais  c m ucluiche ceathrú ceannais  c m u 5 noun TOUR part of townceathrú fem5  c m uceantar masc1  c m uthe Jewish quarter ceathrú na nGiúdach 6 noun of peoplein certain quarters of the media i gcodanna áirithe de na meáinthat's the attitude in many quarters sin é an meon atá ag cuid mhaith daoinefrom all quarters as gach cearn, as na ceithre hairde 7 noun (US) coin: 25 centsceathrú fem5  c m u 8 noun (BRITAIN) MEAS four ouncesceathrú puinta quarter pound of butter ceathrú puint ime 9 noun MEAS quarter of hundredweightceathrú fem5  c m u 10 noun ASTRON of phases of moonceathrú fem5  c m u 11 noun mercy, leniencyceathrú anama  c m utrócaire fem4  c m uhe gave no quarter during the debate níor léirigh sé aon trócaire le linn na díospóireachtato ask for quarter ceathrú anama a iarraidh
verb
12 verb cut into four parts TRANSITIVEto quarter sth rud a ghearradh ina cheithre chuid, ceithre chuid a dhéanamh de rud 13 verb reduce sth to 25% TRANSITIVEthe population of the village has been quartered níl ach an ceathrú cuid de dhaonra an tsráidbhaile fágtha 14 verb provide lodgings to soldiers etc TRANSITIVEcuir ar ceathrúlóistín a chur ar fáil doI quartered the soldiers in a farmhouse chuir mé na saighdiúirí ar ceathrúin i dteach feirme 15 verb HIST cut body into four TRANSITIVEshe was quartered rinneadh ceathrúna dá corphe was hung, drawn and quartered crochadh, tarraingíodh, agus rinneadh ceathrúna de 16 verb criss-cross to find sth TRANSITIVEthey quartered the woods chuardaigh siad an choill ó bhun go barr 17 verb (of heraldry) display in shield TRANSITIVEthe shield was quartered bhí an sciath roinnte go ceathrúnach
phrases

at close quarters

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from close quarters

, in close quarters

) you can see the seals at close quarters is féidir leat na rónta a fheiceáil i ngar duit

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