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quatre

(ˈkætrə; French katrə)
n
(Card Games) a playing card with four pips
[French: four]
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About seven o'clock in the morning, with perfectly fine weather, we started from Hospenthal, and arrived at the MAISON on the Furka in a little under QUATRE hours.
The estate is called Carfax, no doubt a corruption of the old Quatre Face, as the house is four sided, agreeing with the cardinal points of the compass.
I accompanied him until, as we drew level with the Hotel des Quatre Saisons, he suddenly nodded to me and disappeared.
When Ney dashed upon the advance of the allied troops, carrying one position after the other, until the arrival of the great body of the British army from Brussels changed the aspect of the combat of Quatre Bras, the squadrons among which Regulus rode showed the greatest activity in retreating before the French, and were dislodged from one post and another which they occupied with perfect alacrity on their part.
Stragglers had come in from the army bringing reports more and more favourable: at last an aide-de-camp actually reached Brussels with despatches for the Commandant of the place, who placarded presently through the town an official announcement of the success of the allies at Quatre Bras, and the entire repulse of the French under Ney after a six hours' battle.
Le president de l'association de la sauvegarde de la jeunesse, Abdelkrim Abidat a annonce la mise en place de [beaucoup moins que] quatre psychobus mobiles qui sillonneront les quartiers populaires pour la prise en charge des jeunes en difficulte [beaucoup plus grand que].
Cette annee, poursuit-il, [beaucoup moins que]nous celebrerons la journee internationale de la femme avec un plateau 100% feminin constitue d'artistes venus des quatre coins du pays et d'ailleurs.
The Chairperson of the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPPCO), Ernest Quatre has lauded the Rwanda National Police (RNP) for being at the forefront in implementing the body s resolutions.
La premiere journee, samedi, se jouera en stroke-play a quatre balles tandis que la deuxieme et derniere journee du dimanche verra la programmation du jeu en foursome.
SUNA)- Le ministere des Mineraux a revele le commenceement d'exploitation du "Diamond" dans quatre sites dans le pays, notamment l' Est et l'Ouest et le Centre du Soudan .
Les deux autres bombes ont fait quatre morts pres d'un terrain de football a Mouqdadiyah, egalement au nord de Bagdad, et quatre autres sur un marche a Baqouba, dans la province voisine de Diyala.
Police Commissioner Ernest Quatre said a team of specialist officers has been deployed to support Scotland Yard detectives in protecting the newlyweds.