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quotation

noun
 
 
/kwəʊˈteɪʃən/ ( informal quote)
[C] COMMERCE a statement of how much a job, service, or product will cost: a quotation for sth You can request a quotation for professional indemnity insurance online.get/give sb/ask for a quotation Get at least three quotations for the work. Written quotations are available on request. →  Compare estimate noun
[C] UK STOCK MARKET the price of a company's shares on a stock market at a particular time: In a few years, trading securities will be digital and people will be able instantly to get stock-price quotations. By publishing quotations, the market maker raises the profile of the security.
[C, U] STOCK MARKET if a company's shares have a quotation on a particular stock market, they are being traded on it: A quotation on the London market is a logical next step. In 2005 the company withdrew its shares from public quotation . →  See also application for quotation , nominal quotation
Translations of “quotation”
in Korean 인용…
in Arabic اِقْتِباس…
in Portuguese citação…
in Catalan citació…
in Japanese 引用, 引用文(句)…
in Italian citazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 語錄, 引語,引文,語錄…
in Russian цитата, расценка…
in Turkish alıntı, aktarma, iktibas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 语录, 引语,引文,语录…
in Polish cytat, wycena…
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