noun Date: 1915 — used orally to indicate the end of a direct quotation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unquote — 1935, from UN (Cf. un ) (2) + QUOTE (Cf. quote) (v.). Originally (obviously) in speaking; first written record is in a letter of e.e. cummings …   Etymology dictionary

  • unquote — ☆ unquote [un′kwōt΄] interj. I end the quotation: used in speech to signal the conclusion of a quotation …   English World dictionary

  • unquote — [[t]ʌ̱nkwoʊt[/t]] PHRASE You can say quote before and unquote after a word or phrase, or quote, unquote before or after it, to show that you are quoting someone or that you do not believe that a word or phrase used by others is accurate. [SPOKEN] …   English dictionary

  • unquote — /un kwoht /; contrastively /un kwoht /, v.i., unquoted, unquoting. to close a quotation (often used with the word quote, which notes the opening of the quotation): The senator said, quote, I am unalterably opposed to this policy, unquote. [1910… …   Universalium

  • unquote — See quote. See quote, unquote …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • unquote — un|quote [ˌʌnˈkwəut US ˈkwout] adv →quote ... unquote at ↑quote1 (7) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unquote — adverb see quote..unquote quote 1 (4) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unquote — interjection Used in speech to indicate the end of a quotation. A misnomer from the words end quote …   Wiktionary

  • Unquote — «закрыть кавычки» (при чтении вслух рукописи, корректуры) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • unquote — un|quote [ ʌn kwout ] see QUOTE1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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