Part of speech: noun

The act of quoting.

Part of speech: noun

The words or price quoted.

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Usage examples "quotation":

  1. The check which had interested him had been dated three days before, and he looked back to the quotation list for that date. - "The Main Chance", Meredith Nicholson.
  2. Indeed, in the passage from which this quotation is taken, Professor Fisher says that the quantity theory of money rests on just this peculiarity of money. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..
  3. At any rate, he appears in your Review as the advocate for Free Love, and it seems to us strange that you should place his work in the exaggerated importance of 'The Book of the Month, ' accompanied by eighteen pages of comment and quotation, in which there is a publicity given to the work out of all proportion to its merits. - "Adventures in Criticism", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.