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English definition of “quote... unquote”

quote... unquote

said to show that you are repeating someone else's words, especially if you do not agree with them: She says they're, quote 'just good friends' unquote.Quoting and making references
(Definition of quote... unquote from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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