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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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

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 mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

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 mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.