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English definition of “quotation”

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
(Definition of quotation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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