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quote

verb uk   /kwəʊt/  us   /kwoʊt/

quote verb (SAY)

C1 [I or T] to repeat the words that someone else has said or written: He's always quoting from the Bible. "If they're flexible, we're flexible", the official was quoted as saying. She worked, to quote her daughter, "as if there was no tomorrow". Can I quote you on that (= can I repeat to other people what you have just said)?C1 [T] If you quote a fact or example, you refer to it in order to add emphasis to what you are saying: [+ two objects] Quote me one organization that doesn't have some bad managers.
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quote verb (GIVE PRICE)

C2 [T] to give a price, especially one that will be charged for doing a piece of work: The architect has quoted £90,000 to build a patio.

quote

noun uk   /kwəʊt/  us   /kwoʊt/
C2 [C] informal for quotation quotes [plural] informal for quotation marks : Put the title of the article in quotes.
(Definition of quote from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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