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quotation meaning and definition

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Definition of quotation (noun)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: acknowledgment, citation, cite, credit, mention, reference
  2. a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
  3. a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
  4. the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
    • "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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