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quotation

noun [C]
 
 
/kwəʊˈteɪʃən/
PHRASE a sentence or phrase that is taken out of a book, poem, or play: a quotation from Shakespeare/the BibleQuoting and making references
COST the amount that a piece of work will probably cost: Make sure you get a quotation for all the work before they start.Costs and expenses
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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