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verb [transitive] quarter pronunciation in British English /ˈkwɔː(r)tə(r)/
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 dish.
  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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