From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthree-quartersthree-ˈquarters noun [plural] HMNPARTan amount equal to three of the four equal parts that make up a wholethree-quarters of three-quarters of an hour
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three-quartersUnder normal circumstances, about one-quarter of the extracellular fluid is present in the plasma space and about three-quarters in the interstitium.Within months, this coalition pushed the amendment through thirty-five state legislatures, just three short of the necessary three-quarters.E and Edison produce three-quarters of the power sold in their service territories.three-quarters ofOur presentation should take about three-quarters of a hour.