There are 3 translations of cuarto in English:

cuarto1

(-ta)

adj, pron

  • 1.1 (ordinal) fourth para ejemplos ver quinto1 1.2 (partitivo) la cuarta parte a quarter

Compounds

cuarta dimensión

f

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of cuarto in English:

cuarto2

m

  • 2 2.1 (cuarta parte) quarter un cuarto de kilo or [colloquial/familiar] un cuarto kilo de jamón a quarter of ham, a quarter (of a) kilo of ham un cuarto de pollo a quarter chicken un cuarto de millón/siglo a quarter of a million/century de tres al cuarto [familiar/colloquial] third-rate ¡qué … ni qué ocho cuartos! [familiar/colloquial], ¡qué miedo ni qué ocho cuartos! scared, my foot! ¡qué vacaciones ni qué ocho cuartos! it was hardly what I'd call a vacation! tres cuartos de lo mismo [familiar/colloquial], tu hermana es una vaga … y tú, tres cuartos de lo mismo your sister's bone-idle … and you're not much better [colloquial/familiar] nunca tengo tiempo para nada — a mí me pasa tres cuartos de lo mismo I never seem to have time to do anything — that makes two of us o you're not the only one 2.2 (en expresiones de tiempo) quarter un cuarto de hora a quarter of an hour las clases son de tres cuartos de hora the classes last three quarters of an hour una hora y (un) cuarto an hour and a quarter la una y cuarto (a) quarter after (AmE) o (BrE) past one, one fifteen son las dos menos cuarto or (AmL exc RPl) es un cuarto para las dos it is a quarter to two tener su cuarto de hora (AmS) , esa moda ya tuvo su cuarto de hora that fashion has had its day tuvo su cuarto de hora a fines de los 60 he had his heyday in the late 60s
  • 4 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] (dinero) estoy sin un cuarto or no tengo ni un cuarto I haven't got a bean, I'm absolutely broke [colloquial/familiar] tiene muchos cuartos he's loaded [colloquial/familiar], he's rolling in money [colloquial/familiar] le pagan cuatro cuartos he gets paid peanuts o a pittance [colloquial/familiar] dar un cuarto al pregonero (Esp) , nunca dio un cuarto al pregonero she never breathed a word echar su cuarto a espadas (Esp) to stick one's oar in [colloquial/familiar]

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of cuarto in English:

cuarto3

(-ta)

adj

  • (Col) [familiar/colloquial], [persona] generous and easygoing

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.