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Entry Word: quarter
Function: noun
Text: 1 an area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature <lived on the edge of the central business quarter> -- see DISTRICT
2 kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it <told the team to show their opponents no quarter during the championship game> -- see MERCY 1
3 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain <call the crew to their quarters on deck to await further instruction> -- see STATION 1
4 quarters plural
the place where one lives <the innkeeper showed us to our quarters so we could rest for the evening> -- see HOME 1