Definitions for quotation
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citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotationnoun
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
"the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
quotation, quote, citationnoun
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
"since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
A fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature, but also sentences from a speech, scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, etc. may be quoted.
"Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.
The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted.
Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from quote.
He, that has but ever so little examined the citations of writers, cannot doubt how little credit the quotations deserve, where the originals are wanting. John Locke.
He rang’d his tropes, and preach’d up patience,
Back’d his opinion with quotations. Matthew Prior.
A quotation is the repetition of a sentence, phrase, or passage from speech or text that someone has said or written. In oral speech, it is the representation of an utterance (i.e. of something that a speaker actually said) that is introduced by a quotative marker, such as a verb of saying. For example: John said: "I saw Mary today". Quotations in oral speech are also signaled by special prosody in addition to quotative markers. In written text, quotations are signaled by quotation marks. Quotations are also used to present well-known statement parts that are explicitly attributed by citation to their original source; such statements are marked with (punctuated with) quotation marks. Quotations are often used as a literary device to represent someone's point of view. They are also widely used in spoken language when an interlocutor wishes to present a proposition that they have come to know via hearsay.
A quotation is a phrase or passage taken from a book, poem, speech, or other source, which is repeated or cited by someone else, often to support or illustrate a point or argument. It is usually a direct and exact replication of the original text or spoken words, marked by quotation marks or other specific formatting. In business terms, a quotation also refers to a formal statement by a seller, providing the cost of specified goods or services.
the act of quoting or citing
that which is quoted or cited; a part of a book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or illustration
the naming or publishing of the current price of stocks, bonds, or any commodity; also the price named
a piece of hollow type metal, lower than type, and measuring two or more pica ems in length and breadth, used in the blank spaces at the beginning and end of chapters, etc
Etymology: [From Quote.]
A quotation is the repetition of one expression as part of another one, particularly when the quoted expression is well-known or explicitly attributed by citation to its original source, and it is indicated by quotation marks. A quotation can also refer to the repeated use of units of any other form of expression, especially parts of artistic works: elements of a painting, scenes from a movie or sections from a musical composition.
The act and process of to quote.
The quotation was accurate and specific to the request for quotation and was submitted.
Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'quotation' in Nouns Frequency: #2792
The numerical value of quotation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of quotation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation" yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation.
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
Our plan is clear, that we want to be one of those, we have a number of RFQs (request for quotation) at this moment for ADAS and we're discussing deeper relations when it comes to the AD part.
No quotation of the aforementioned article must therefore be considered as a faithful transcription of the words of the Holy Father.
In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
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- citát, kótaceCzech
- citering, citationDanish
- Angebot, Zitat, PreisangebotGerman
- cotización, citación, citaSpanish
- نقل قولPersian
- tarjous, lainaus, sitaattiFinnish
- citation, cotation, devisFrench
- às-aithrisScottish Gaelic
- מוּבָאָה, צִיטָטָה, צִטּוּטHebrew
- citazione, preventivoItalian
- 인용, 引用Korean
- wycena, cytatPolish
- цитата, предложениеRussian
- citat, цитатSerbo-Croatian
- alıntı, geçerli fiyatTurkish
- bảng báo giáVietnamese
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