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verb [transitive]     quarter pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlequartering
past tensequartered
past participlequartered
  1. 1
    to cut something into four equal parts

    Quarter the apples and put them in a pan.

  2. 2
    formal to give soldiers a place to live temporarily

    Most of the men were quartered in the village hall.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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