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Pronunciation: /kaʀtje/

Translation of quartier in English:

nom masculin

  • 5 (Armée)quartiers
    être consigné dans ses quartiers
    to be confined to quarters
    prendre ses quartiers d'hiver/d'été (Armée)
    to go into winter/summer quarters
    to go to one's winter/summer residence
    avoir quartier libre (Armée)
    to be off duty
    to have time off ou free time


quartier général

, QG

quartier de haute sécurité

  • (Administration)
    maximum security wing

Quartier Latin

Quartier Latin
  • Quartier Latin

Cultural Note: Quartier Latin

The original university area in central Paris on the left bank of the Seine.

quartier de selle

  • (Équitation)
    saddle flap


ne pas faire de quartier

to show no mercy, to give no quarter (vieilli)

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