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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Housing available for people to live in; fractions representing more than one fourth of an item.

Usage examples (38)
  • Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
  • He found quarters for his family
  • I visited his bachelor quarters
  • One of the hilarious if somewhat disgusting themes we've heard from certain quarters is that Obama will win because he's black. for more
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