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quarto

Pronunciation: /ˈkwɔːrtəʊ; ˈkwɔːtəʊ/

Translation of quarto in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -tos)

  • libro (masculine) en cuarto; (before noun/delante del nombre) [volume] en cuarto quarto sheet cuartilla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Renaissance play quartos were about the size and shape of modern comic books and sold for sixpence.
    • Shakespeare's earliest published plays are referred to as folios or quartos according to the folding of the printed sheets and therefore the size of the book: folios being large, tall volumes and the quartos smaller and squarer.
    • And as the survey moves on from newspapers and polemical pamphlets to books, and from cheaper formats up to quartos and folios, the real names tend to disappear, except again under strictly limited provision, as in a dedication.

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