Definitions for three-fourths

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. three-fourths, three-quarters(noun)

    three of four equal parts

    "three-fourths of a pound"

Wiktionary

  1. three-fourths(Adjective)

    Of three quarters the original size.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gail:

    Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.

  2. Gail Godwin:

    Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.

  3. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.

  5. Wallace Stevens:

    To name an object is to deprive a poem of three-fourths of its pleasure, which consists in a little-by-little guessing game; the ideal is to suggest.

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