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Related to unquote: Quote Unquote
Used by a speaker to indicate the end of a quotation.
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an expression used parenthetically to indicate that the preceding quotation is finished
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to close (a quotation), esp in printing
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v.i. -quot•ed, -quot•ing.
(used by a speaker to indicate the end of a quotation.)
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Past participle: unquoted
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