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inverted commasnoun [plural]

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B2 the ​symbols “ ” or ‘ ’ that are put around a word or phrase to show that someone ​else has written or said it

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(Definition of inverted commas from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inverted commas”
in Arabic عَلامَة التَّنْصيص (تُسْتَخْدَم للاقْتِباس)…
in Korean 따옴표…
in Portuguese aspas…
in Catalan cometes…
in Japanese 引用符( ” “または ’ ‘)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引号…
in Turkish tırnak işaret…
in Russian кавычки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引號…
in Italian virgolette…
in Polish cudzysłów…
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