quotation

  • 1 quotation — index attribution, bid, charge (cost), citation (attribution), cost (price), estimate (approximate cos …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Quotation — Quo*ta tion (kw[ o]*t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [From {Quote}.] 1. The act of quoting or citing. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is quoted or cited; a part of a book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or illustration. Locke. [1913 Webster] 3 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 quotation — (n.) mid 15c., numbering, later (1530s) marginal notation, from M.L. quotationem (nom. quotatio), from quotare to number (see QUOTE (Cf. quote)). Meaning passage quoted is from 1680s. Quotation marks attested by 1777 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 quotation — / quote [n1] repetition of something spoken or written by someone citation, citing, cutting, excerpt, extract, passage, quote, recitation, reference, saying, selection; concepts 274,278 quotation / quote [n2] financial estimate bid, bid price,… …

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  • 5 quotation — ► NOUN 1) a passage or remark repeated by someone other than the originator. 2) the action of quoting. 3) a short musical passage or visual image taken from one piece of music or work of art and used in another. 4) a formal statement of the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 quotation — [kwō tā′shən] n. [ML quotatio] 1. the act or practice of quoting 2. the words or passage quoted 3. Commerce a) the current quoted price of a stock, bond, commodity, etc. b) a document containing such a price or prices, usually an offer to sell… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Quotation — This article is about quoting text. For information about the punctuation mark, see Quotation mark. For the non English usage, see Quotation mark, non English usage. For market data relating to a security or commodity, see Financial quote. For… …

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  • 8 Quotation — The bid and offered prices a dealer is willing to buy or sell at. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * quotation quo‧ta‧tion [kwəʊˈteɪʆn ǁ kwoʊ ] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE a written statement of how much something will cost, for… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 quotation — Often referred to as a quote. The actual, bid, or asked price of futures, options, or cash commodities at a certain time. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary Highest bid and lowest offer (asked ) price currently available on a security or a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 quotation — noun 1 words taken from a book, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ famous, memorable ▪ direct, verbatim ▪ a direct quotation from a recent speech by the president ▪ illustrative …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 quotation */ — UK [kwəʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US [kwoʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms quotation : singular quotation plural quotations 1) words from a book, play, film etc that you mention when you are speaking or writing quotation from: a famous quotation from… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 quotation — quo|ta|tion [kwəuˈteıʃən US kwou ] n 1.) a sentence or phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing = ↑quote quotation from ▪ a quotation from the Bible ▪ The following… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 quotation — quo|ta|tion [ kwou teıʃn ] noun count * 1. ) words from a book, play, movie, etc. that you mention when you are speaking or writing: quotation from: a famous quotation from the Bible 2. ) the price that someone says they will charge you for doing …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 quotation — /kwəυ teɪʃ(ə)n/ noun 1. an estimate of how much something will cost ● They sent in their quotation for the job. ● Our quotation was much lower than all the others. ● We accepted the lowest quotation. 2. ♦ the company is going for a quotation on… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 15 quotation — n. 1) to give a quotation from 2) a direct quotation * * * [kwəʊ teɪʃ(ə)n] a direct quotation to give a quotation from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 quotation — noun a) A fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature, but also sentences from a speech, scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, etc. may be quoted. Where they… …

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  • 17 quotation — [[t]kwoʊte͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] quotations 1) N COUNT A quotation is a sentence or phrase taken from a book, poem, or play, which is repeated by someone else. He illustrated his argument with quotations from Pasternak... The second quotation is from an… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 quotation — /kwəυ teɪʃ(ə)n/ noun an estimate of how much something will cost ● They sent in their quotation for the job. ● Our quotation was much lower than all the others. ● We accepted the lowest quotation …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 19 quotation — noun 1 (C) a sentence or phrase, from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting, amusing etc: a quotation from the Bible | a dictionary of quotations 2 (C) a written statement of exactly how… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 quotation — 1) The representation of a security on a recognized stock exchange (see listed company). A quotation allows the shares of a company to be traded on the stock exchange and enables the company to raise new capital if it needs to do so (see… …

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