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One entry found for quantity.
Main Entry: quan·ti·ty
Pronunciation: primarystresskwän(t)-schwat-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ties
Etymology: Middle English quantite "amount," from early French quantité (same meaning), derived from Latin quantus "how much?, how large?"
1 a : an amount or number that is not fixed b : a great amount or number <buys food in quantity>
2 a : the character of something that makes it possible to measure or number it b : something on which a mathematical operation can be performed <multiply the quantity x by y>

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