quotability


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quot·a·ble

 (kwō′tə-bəl)
adj.
Suitable for or worthy of quoting: a quotable slogan; a quotable pundit.

quot′a·bil′i·ty n.
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Noun1.quotability - the quality of being worthy of being quoted
worthiness - the quality or state of having merit or value
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quotability

nZitierbarkeit f; something with a little more quotability for the headlinesein Zitat, das sich besser als Schlagzeile eignet
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