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quote un·quote

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  1. quote unquote(Adverb)

    Used in spoken language to delimit a quotation in the same function as quotation marks.

  2. quote unquote(Adjective)

    Emphasizes the following, or sometimes preceding, word or phrase for irony, as used almost exclusively in spoken language.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quote unquote in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quote unquote in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of quote unquote in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Macgregor:

    In fact, very few people realize it, but in the late 1700s, there were more quote unquote slaves who were White -- most of them, frankly, were Irish as you pointed out -- indentured servants, than there were slaves who were African.

  2. Adam Sandler:

    A few weeks back when I was quote, unquote, snubbed by the academy, it reminded me when I briefly attended high school and was overlooked for the coveted yearbook superlative category best looking.

  3. Tamara Winfrey Harris:

    A lot of people are loath to believe any of the allegations, he's not, 'quote unquote,' that kind of person.

  4. Van Kerkhove:

    They're not quote-unquote Covid symptoms -- meaning they may not have developed fever yet, they may not have had a significant cough, or they may not have shortness of breath -- but some may have mild disease.

  5. Mayte Garcia:

    For years, I've actually wanted to write it, i've always told people that when we were together, it was the time he was most open and wanting to engage with people and become quote-unquote 'more approachable.'.

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