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quote

verb
 
 
/kwəʊt/
REPEAT [I, T] to repeat what someone has said or written: I was quoting from Marx. Witnesses were quoted as saying there were two gunmen.Quoting and making references
GIVE EXAMPLE [T] to give a fact or example in order to support what you are saying: The minister quoted recent unemployment figures.Quoting and making references
COST [T] to say how much a piece of work will cost before you do itCosts and expensesAssessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluating
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