Definition of 'quantity'
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Picking such large quantities takes time and a certain amount of dogged fearlessness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To finish ninth with the quality and quantity of players at their disposal was shocking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not being able to switch off properly means the quantity and quality of sleep is being damaged. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It rewards both quality and quantity of research work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cash was used to help her track down a commercial manufacturer that could produce her products in large quantities. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It contains caffeine though so shouldn't be consumed in large quantities. The Sun (2016)It's unusual for a recipe that contains so few ingredients to vary so wildly in the quantities used. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company acknowledged the'extremely fine balance' between demand for wider spaces and the quantity of spaces available. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The area of land required to produce a given quantity of food is now just a third of what it was in 1960, thanks to technology. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Such wines can be made available in realistic quantities and at reasonable prices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Or do you want to go for somebody who is at best an unknown quantity? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Lead is produced for industrial use in larger quantities than any other heavy toxic metal. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The end result of both procedures is the stomach becomes fuller from smaller quantities of food. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In large quantities it can cause tremors as well. Food Watch (1994)The sheer quantity of practice cannot finally explain the manifestly apparent differences between elite performers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is because of the challenges involved in trying to move such a large quantity of contraband. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What is the difference between an increase in demand and an increase in quantity demanded? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)This is costly because the lithium occurs in such small quantities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This argues for an improvement in the quality and quantity of music training in schools. The Sun (2010)Many of the very best pies are only available in small quantities. The Sun (2012)Gibraltar are a bit of an unknown quantity. The Sun (2014)Double up the quantities and use a larger pan to make this for two. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The elephants require huge quantities of food and often raid villages in search of a meal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Explain how price ceilings and price floors cause quantity rationing. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The problem is that the sheer quantity of football on the telly has diluted the overall quality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That way can only lead to painful failure and the eating of considerable quantities of dust and dirt. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)Net migration measures quantity not quality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The capsules store the rider's body heat and release it in measured quantities when the outside temperature changes. The Sun (2006)Naval competition was not merely in terms of quantity and number, but also in the quality of naval assets. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)
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Translations for 'quantity'
British English: quantity /ˈkwɒntɪtɪ/ NOUN
A quantity is an amount that you can measure or count.
...a small quantity of water.
- American English: quantity
- Arabic: كَمِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: quantidade
- Chinese: 数量
- Croatian: količina
- Czech: množství
- Danish: kvantitet
- Dutch: hoeveelheid
- European Spanish: cantidad volumen
- Finnish: määrä
- French: quantité
- German: Menge
- Greek: ποσότητα
- Italian: quantità
- Japanese: 量
- Korean: 수량
- Norwegian: antall
- Polish: ilość
- European Portuguese: quantidade
- Romanian: cantitate
- Russian: количество
- Spanish: cantidad
- Swedish: kvantitet
- Thai: จำนวนที่แน่นอน
- Turkish: miktar
- Ukrainian: кількість
- Vietnamese: số lượng
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