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English definition of “quotation”


noun [C] (REPEATED WORDS)   /kwoʊˈteɪ·ʃən/ (also quote,  /kwoʊt/)
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 .
(Definition of quotation noun (REPEATED WORDS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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