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[kwahnt]
noun
Mary, born 1934, English fashion designer and entrepreneur.
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quant1 (kwɒnt)
 
n
1.  a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
 
vb
2.  to propel (a boat) with a quant
 
[C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos]

quant2 (kwɒnt)
 
n
informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
 
[C20: from quantitative]

Quant (kwɒnt)
 
n
Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s

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quant definition


  1. n.
    and quan. quantitative analysis. (Scientific and collegiate.) : I didn't study enough for my quant test.
  2. n.
    a technician who works in securities market analysis. : He was a quant on Wall Street for two years.
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Many of the students that enter business programs cannot even do basic mathematics which is used in the quant courses.
Other regulators would prefer to leave the former quant to implement his belated turnaround plan.
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