(a) quarter of

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: 15 minutes before (a stated hour) It is now (a) quarter of four.

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“(a) quarter of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/(a)%20quarter%20of. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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