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Definition of


  • 1. Accounting

    three-month period a three-month calendar period, often used as a period for reporting earnings, paying taxes, or calculating dividends

  • 2. Currency & Exchange

    US coin worth 25 cents a US coin worth one-fourth of a dollar or 25 cents

Definitions of ’quarter’ and meaning of ’quarter’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’quarter’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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