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quo·ta·tion

 (kwō-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of quoting.
2. A passage quoted.
3. An explicit reference or allusion in an artistic work to a passage or element from another, usually well-known work: "Direct quotations from other paintings are fairly sparse" (Robert Hughes).
4.
a. The quoting of current prices and bids for securities and goods.
b. The prices or bids cited.

quo·ta′tion·al adj.
quo·ta′tion·al·ly adv.

quotation

(kwəʊˈteɪʃən)
n
1. a phrase or passage from a book, poem, play, etc, remembered and spoken, esp to illustrate succinctly or support a point or an argument
2. the act or habit of quoting from books, plays, poems, etc
3. (Commerce) commerce a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
4. (Commerce) an estimate of costs submitted by a contractor to a prospective client; tender
5. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange registration granted to a company or governmental body, enabling the shares and other securities of the company or body to be officially listed and traded
6. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a large block of type metal that is less than type-high and is used to fill up spaces in type pages

quo•ta•tion

(kwoʊˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something quoted; a passage quoted from a book, speech, etc.
2. the act or practice of quoting.
3. the statement of the current or market price of a commodity or security.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin quotātiō=quotā(re) to quote + Latin -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quotation - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passagequotation - 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"
annotation, notation, note - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
photo credit - a note acknowledging the source of a published photograph
cross-index, cross-reference - a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
2.quotation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
epigraph - a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing
mimesis - the representation of another person's words in a speech
misquotation, misquote - an incorrect quotation
3.quotation - a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
4.quotation - the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"

quotation

noun
1. passage, quote (informal), excerpt, cutting, selection, reference, extract, citation He illustrated his argument with quotations from Pasternak.
2. (Commerce) estimate, price, tender, rate, cost, charge, figure, quote (informal), bid price Get several written quotations and check exactly what's included in the cost.
Quotations
"Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language" [Dr. Johnson Dictionary of the English Language (preface)]
Translations
إقْتِباس، عَرْض سِعْراِقْتِبَاساقْتِباس، إسْتِشْهادسِعْر
цитат
citátkótacekurzcenová nabídkacitace
citatgive tilbudtilbud
lainaussitaatti
citat
idézésidézet
tilvitnuntilvitnun, tilvísunuppgefiî verî
引用文
인용문
citat
cenová ponukacitáciacitát
navedek
citat
ข้อความอ้างอิง
alıntıalıntılamafiyatfiyat söylemekotasyon
đoạn trích dẫn

quotation

[kwəʊˈteɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= words, line) → cita f
dictionary of quotationsdiccionario m de citas famosas
2. (= act of quoting) he has a fondness for quotationle encanta citar
3. (Comm) (= estimate) → presupuesto m
shop around for the best insurance quotationpregunte en varias agencias hasta que encuentre la póliza más barata
4. (St Ex) → cotización f
B. CPD quotation marks NPLcomillas fpl
in quotation marks (lit, fig) → entre comillas
I use the term "good" in quotation marksutilizo el término "bueno" entre comillas
single/double quotation markscomillas fpl simples/dobles

quotation

[kwəʊˈteɪʃən] n
(from author, book)citation f
a quotation from Shakespeare → une citation de Shakespeare
(= estimate) → devis m
(on stock exchange)cote f, cours mquotation marks nplguillemets mpl
in quotation marks → entre guillemets

quotation

n
(= passage cited)Zitat nt; (act) → Zitieren nt; dictionary of quotationsZitatenlexikon nt; a quotation from Shakespeareein Shakespearezitat nt; a quotation from the Bibleein Bibelzitat nt; a two-bar quotation from Bachzwei Takte, die von Bach übernommen sind
(Fin: = statement of price) → (Börsen- or Kurs)notierung f
(Comm: = estimate) → (Preis)angebot nt; (for building work etc) → Kostenvoranschlag m; to get a quotationeinen Kostenvoranschlag einholen

quotation

[kwəʊˈteɪʃn] n
a. (words) → citazione f
b. (estimate) → preventivo; (of shares) → quotazione f

quote

(kwəut) verb
1. to repeat the exact words of a person as they were said or written. to quote Shakespeare / Shakespeare's words / from Shakespeare, `Is this a dagger which I see before me?'
2. to name (a price).
3. to mention or state in support of an argument. to quote an example.
quoˈtation noun
1. a person's exact words, as repeated by someone else. a quotation from Shakespeare.
2. a price mentioned (for a job etc).
3. the act of quoting.
quotation marks
marks (``'' or `') used to show that a person's words are being repeated exactly. He said `I'm going out.'

quotation

اِقْتِبَاس citát citat Zitat περικοπή cita lainaus citation citat citazione 引用文 인용문 citaat sitat cytat citação цитата citat ข้อความอ้างอิง alıntı đoạn trích dẫn 引语
References in classic literature ?
1] A slightly inaccurate quotation from Hamlet, Act III, scene I, lines 369-370.
Every boy he encountered added another ton to his depression; and when, in desperation, he flew for refuge at last to the bosom of Huckleberry Finn and was received with a Scriptural quotation, his heart broke and he crept home and to bed realizing that he alone of all the town was lost, forever and forever.
Vanstone, entering the room while Miss Garth was making her quotation, with the dogs at his heels.
And kind hearts, they say, are more than coronets," she replied merrily, indulging in that derisive quotation which seems to be the final reward of the greatest poets.
By the way, Dorian," he said after a pause, "'what does it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose--how does the quotation run?
Also, to add to the absurd humor of the situation, Judge Stephen, of the High Court of Justice, spoke the final word that compelled the telephone legally to be a telegraph, and sustained his opinion by a quotation from Webster's Dictionary, which was published twenty years before the telephone was invented.
In Germany it is a law of the empire, that the princes and states shall not lay tolls or customs on bridges, rivers, or passages, without the consent of the emperor and the diet; though it appears from a quotation in an antecedent paper, that the practice in this, as in many other instances in that confederacy, has not followed the law, and has produced there the mischiefs which have been foreseen here.
D'Artagnan, whose erudition we are well acquainted with, evinced no more interest on hearing this quotation than he had at that of M.
Sire," replied the courtier, laughing, in order that he might seem to comprehend the quotation, "your majesty may be perfectly right in relying on the good feeling of France, but I fear I am not altogether wrong in dreading some desperate attempt.
Exaggeration I abhor, with whims I have nothing to do, and of quotation I am guiltless.
Another was a well-dressed young man, who carried an opera glass set in gold, and seemed to be making a quotation from some of Byron's rhapsodies on mountain scenery.
Old Joshway," as he is irreverently called by his neighbours, is in a state of simmering indignation; but he has not yet opened his lips except to say, in a resounding bass undertone, like the tuning of a violoncello, "Sehon, King of the Amorites; for His mercy endureth for ever; and Og the King of Basan: for His mercy endureth for ever"--a quotation which may seem to have slight bearing on the present occasion, but, as with every other anomaly, adequate knowledge will show it to be a natural sequence.