quotient

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See also: Quotient and quotiënt

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin quotiēns, from quotiēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkwəʊʃənt/
  • (US) enPR: kwōʹshənt, IPA(key): /ˈkwoʊʃənt/
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Noun[edit]

quotient (plural quotients)

  1. (arithmetic) The number resulting from the division of one number by another.
    The quotient of 12 divided by 4 is 3.
  2. (arithmetic) The integer part of the result of such division.
    The quotient of 13 divided by 4 is 3, and the remainder is 1.
  3. (mathematics) By analogy, the result of any process that is the inverse of multiplication as defined for any mathematical entities other than numbers.
  4. (obsolete, rare) A quotum or quota.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quotiēns, from quotiēs.

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Noun[edit]

quotient m (plural quotients)

  1. Quotient (result of a division).

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