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English definition of “quotation marks”

quotation marks

noun [plural]    
a pair of marks (" ") or (' ') used before and after a group of words to show that they are spoken or that someone else originally wrote them Punctuation
(Definition of quotation marks noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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