- n. one of four equal parts
“In North Carolina, only one-quarter of one percent—or .26 percent—of the black students attended desegregated schools in 1961; the figure did not rise above 1 percent until 1965.”
“Maude Miner, a leading feminist and suffragist and director of the Waverly House for Women, a reformatory in New York City, claimed that one-quarter of prostitutes under her tutelage acquired their attitudes and behaviors from “some actively vicious element or clearly degenerate strain, drunkenness or prostitution.””
“Historians estimate that women consumed from one-eighth to one-quarter of the spirituous liquor in early America, and early temperance organizations claimed that one hundred thousand women were bona fide “drunkards.””
“Researchers estimate that at least one-quarter of women living in late colonial American cities were not married.”
“As minister of state for international cooperation, regional development, and infrastructure, he controls more than one-quarter of Senegal's federal budget, including the energy portfolio.”
“And from Skolkz and Olillie came Halie, who was one-half Toyaat Indian, one-quarter Innuit, and one-quarter Eskimo.”
“Ward Valley Copper, and all that it stands for, -- practically one-quarter of the world's supply, as I have shown you, -- is a big thing, how big, even we can scarcely estimate.”
“It helps 5 million families, about one-quarter of all families in Mexico.”
“The second lease, with another Portuguese for three years, gave one-quarter the former return.”
“Tokyo Electric Power won't have nearly one-quarter of its generating capacity by the end of the summer because of nuclear reactors destroyed, closed after the earthquake or offline for regular maintenance.”
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