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n. Chiefly British
A quotation mark.
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another term for quotation mark
one of the marks used to indicate the beginning and end of a quotation, in English usu. shown as (“) at the beginning and (”) at the end, or, for a quotation within a quotation, as single marks of this kind, as “He said, 'I will go.'”
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|Noun||1.||inverted comma - a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else|
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
single quote - a single quotation mark
double quotes - a pair of quotation marks
scare quote - the use of quotation marks to indicate that it is not the authors preferred terminology