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Quotation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
  • a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
  • a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
  • 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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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" ,
  • 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"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Quotation'


  • Quotation: essay, see Wikipedia:Quotations. This article is about quoting text. For information about the punctuation mark, see Quotation mark. For the non-English
  • Quotation mark:  _  (the underline character), see underscore See also: Quotation marks in English Quotation marks, also called quotes, quote marks, quotemarks, speech
  • Block quotation: text quotation style. For the HTML element, see blockquote element. A block quotation (also known as a long quotation or extract) is a quotation in a
  • Request price quotation: see Rivermead Post Concussion Symptoms Questionnaire. Request price quotation or RPQ is a long-standing IBM designation for a product or component that
  • The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks: The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks is a blog about the misuse of English quotation marks. The blog features photographs of signs, notes and advertisements
  • Consolidated Quotation System: The Consolidated Quotation System (CQS) is the electronic service that provides quotation information for stock traded on the American Stock Exchange,
  • Musical quotation: Musical quotation is the practice of directly quoting another work in a new composition. The quotation may be from the same composer's work (self-referential)

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'Quotation' example sentence in quotations


* A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool. - Joseph Roux

* A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority. - Brendan Francis

* When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, an opening quotation is a symphony preluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize. - Benjamin Disraeli


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Quotation Sample Sentences in News


  • Mood Media Corporation ("Mood Media" or the "Company") - Cancellation of Admission to Trading on AIM
    TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Mood Media today announces that the admission of its ordinary shares to trading on the AIM Market of London Stock Exchange plc ("AIM") will be cancelled with effect from 7.00 a.m. GMT on 2 March 2015. The Company will continue to maintain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). This decision has been ma Read more on this news related to 'Quotation'
  • Asian shares mixed after Japan inflation slows
    A pedestrian walks past an electric quotation board flashing the Nikkei key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (L) and yen rate against US dollar (R) in Tokyo on January 30, 2015 Read more on this news related to 'Quotation'
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