first quarter


the period of three months from January to the end of March
ExampleThe first quarter's rent is payable in advance.

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The first quarter at work in the office was about three months and the total payment within those three months was around ten thousand dollars.

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The companies first quarter earnings were so low that the owner went into a panic about what they were going to do to increase profits the remainder of the year.

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At Webster Financial INC. we bill our clients for services received quarterly with the first quarter starting in January until the end of March, the second quarter from the beginning of April until the end of June, the third quarter from the beginning of July to the end of September and the 4th quarter beginning with October and ending with December.

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