What is the meaning of quotation?

Subtopics: Quote 


  • A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.
    • usage: "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..
    • usage: "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
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APAWordNet. (2010). quotation. Retrieved November 17, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/quotation/definitions/1193137
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "quotation" http://smartdefine.org/quotation/definitions/1193137 (accessed November 17, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, quotation, Smart Define, viewed 17 November, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/quotation/definitions/1193137>.
MLAWordNet. "quotation" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 November 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/quotation/definitions/1193137>
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