three-quarters


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Noun1.three-quarters - three of four equal parts; "three-fourths of a pound"
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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Translations

three-quarters

[ˌθriːˈkwɔːtəz]
A. Ntres cuartos mpl, tres cuartas partes fpl
three-quarters of the peoplelas tres cuartas partes de la gente
in three-quarters of an houren tres cuartos de hora
B. ADV the tank is three-quarters fullel depósito está lleno en sus tres cuartas partes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

three-quarters

[ˌθriːˈkwɔːtəz] npltre quarti mpl
three-quarters full → pieno per tre quarti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
[*] Frederick the Great was accustomed to say: "The older one gets the more convinced one becomes that his Majesty King Chance does three-quarters of the business of this miserable universe." Sorel's "Eastern Question."
"Samuel Whiskers has run up a bill as long as his tail; he has had an ounce and three-quarters of snuff since October."
Two years and three-quarters afterwards, Valdivia and Chiloe were again shaken, more violently than on the 20th, and an island in the Chonos Archipelago was permanently elevated more than eight feet.
He had gone down about three-quarters of the length of the wall when the cord broke.
Parishioners dropped in by twos and threes, deposited themselves in rows before her, rested three-quarters of a minute on their foreheads as if they were praying, though they were not; then sat up, and looked around.
These being all rejected, I reflected awhile, and sarcastically suggested brickbats at three-quarters of a mile.
Hola, Bazin!" cried he to his neighbor, three-quarters of whose body still hung out of the window, to follow the carriage with his eyes as long as he could.