Meaning of “quotation” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /kwəʊˈteɪʃən/

a sentence or phrase that is taken out of a book, poem, or play:

a quotation from Shakespeare/the Bible

the amount that a piece of work will probably cost:

Make sure you get a quotation for all the work before they start.

(Definition of “quotation” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)