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English definition of “quotation”

quotation

noun [C]  /kwoʊˈteɪ·ʃən/ (also quote,  /kwoʊt/) us  

quotation noun [C] (REPEATED WORDS)

literature a group of words from a book, play, speech, etc., that are repeated by someone who did not write them: A quotation from Shakespeare prefaces the novel.

quotation noun [C] (PRICE)

the price that a person says they will charge: He called back to say the price quotes were "not accurate."
(Definition of quotation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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