[ UK /kwə‍ʊtˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /kwoʊˈteɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
  2. the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
    since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation
  3. a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
  4. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
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How To Use quotation In A Sentence

  • The distich caused discussion regarding the quantity of "hic", but the pope defended the prosody of Voltaire who confirmed his opinion by a quotation from Virgil which he said ought to be the epitaph of The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne
  • I quote it at length, with O'Reilly's rather selective quotation in boldface.
  • Whereas quotations with an apothegmatic feel are normally ascribed to Shaw, those with a more grandiose or belligerent tone are almost automatically credited to Churchill.
  • During the take-over battle the stock quotations of both enterprises rose so that an investor would have to wait several hundred years to finance the purchase price of the shares from the present level of profits.
  • Hence the quotation from ‘Shepherd's Hey ’, which is skilfully counterpointed with the ‘Enigma’ theme in bar 25.
  • The articles incorporated substantial sections of the Minute both in direct quotation and in paraphrase.
  • Conclusion: Gracefully exit your essay by making a quick wrap-up sentence, and then end on some memorable thought, perhaps a quotation, or an interesting twist of logic, or some call to action.
  • Once we have this information we will prepare a quotation with the aim of trying to ensure your aims and expectations are exceeded whilst remaining within your budget.
  • Rick Rubin's severe, thrashing beat to proper effect; Hov courteously brought his instant-quotation A-game for his label founder's return to rap. NPR Topics: News
  • QUOTATION: A mugwump is a person educated beyond his intellect. Quotations
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