Quotation meaning

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A passage quoted.
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The act of quoting.
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An explicit reference or allusion in an artistic work to a passage or element from another, usually well-known work.
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The act or practice of quoting.
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The words or passage quoted.
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A fragment of a human expression that is repeated exactly by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature or speech, but scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, a passage of music, etc., may be quoted.

"Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.

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The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted.

Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.

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The definition of a quotation is words or phrases that are taken from someone else or from literary work or the asking price of something.

An example of a quotation is when you take a passage from Shakespeare and repeat it as written without changing any of the words.

An example of a quotation for a stock is the price of $24.56-$24.58.

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The statement of the price of a stock or other financial instrument.
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A passage, from an authority, that is quoted, cited, and attributed to its source.
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