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noun [plural] British English pronunciation: three-quarters
  1. three of four equal parts of something

    It took an hour and three-quarters to get home.

    three-quarters of:

    Adult elephants spend three-quarters of the day feeding.

    He'd made about three-quarters of a million pounds.

    three-quarters of an hour

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three-quarters

 British English pronunciation: three-quarters  adverb

The pool was three-quarters empty.

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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