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quote

noun [C]
 
 
/kwəʊt/ informal COMMERCE
a statement of how much a job, service, or product will cost: Most quotes are valid for a month. If you already have a UK medical policy, ask for a quote for offshore cover.a quote for (doing) sth The quotes for the building work varied from $15,000 to $70,000.
(Definition of quote noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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