noun Date: 1607 1. something that is quoted; especially a passage referred to, repeated, or adduced 2. a. the act or process of quoting b. (1) the naming or publishing of current bids and offers or prices of securities or commodities (2) the bids, offers, or prices so named or published; especially the highest bid and lowest offer for a particular security in a given market at a given time

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