quarters
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈkwɔɹtɚz/, /ˈkɔɹtɚz/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkwɔːtəz/
Noun
  1. plural form of quarter.
  2. (pluralonly, military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
  3. (by extension) The place where someone or something lives
    • 2017, Jennifer S. Holland, For These Monkeys, It’s a Fight for Survival., National Geographic (March 2017)
      The local pet trade thrives on captured or orphaned baby macaques—often malnourished and kept in tight quarters.
  4. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
  5. Quarterfinals.
Translations


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