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quantity

noun abundance, aggregate, allotment, amount, amplitude, apportionment, batch, bulk, bunch, crowd, fullness, heap, host, large number, legion, lot, mass, measure, measurement, mess, muchness, multiplicity, multitude, multitudinousness, myriads, number, numerus, pack, plenty, portion, profusion, quantitas, quantum, store, sum, sum total, supply, totality, volume
See also: bulk, collection, conglomeration, corpus, extent, item, measurement, part, portion, quota, ration, selection, unit

QUANTITY, pleading. That which is susceptible of measure.
     2. It is a general rule that, when the declaration alleges an injury to goods and chattels, or any contract relating to them, their quantity should be stated. Gould on Pl. c. 4, Sec. 35. And in actions for the recovery of real estate, the quantity of the land should be specified. Bract. 431, a; 11 Co. 25 b, 55 a; Doct. Pl. 85, 86; 1 East, R. 441; 8 East, R. 357; 13 East, R. 102; Steph. Pl. 314, 315.

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When the project is in progress, quantity surveyors keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.
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The firm is specifically looking to attract quantity surveyors, project managers and various other commercial staff in order to meet an increasing demand for technical professionals in country, recruitment executive Tom Nolan told CW.
He will head up a newly appointed member board, which will be responsible for engaging with quantity surveyor practices, members, and governments both within the UK and international markets.
ONE of Birmingham's most respected and best known quantity surveyors has joined HCT Construction Consultants after nearly five decades with his previous employer.
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