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noun quantity pronunciation in American English /ˈkwɑntəti/
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singularquantity
pluralquantities

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  1. [uncountable] the amount of something

    They monitor both the quantity and the quality of materials used.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] a particular amount of something

      Saturated fats can be bad for your health if consumed in large quantities.

      quantity of:

      Police found a small quantity of drugs on the premises.

    2. b.
      [countable/uncountable] a large amount of something
      quantity of:

      I was astonished by the sheer quantity of stuff in the trunk.

      in quantity/quantities:

      Like most things, it is cheaper when bought in quantity.

 

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