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quote

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[kwəʊt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person)
(e.g: I realized she was quoting passages from Shakespeare)

- give someone (the estimated price of a job or service)
(e.g: a garage quoted him £30)

- give (a company) a quotation or listing on a stock exchange
(e.g: a British conglomerate quoted on the London Stock Exchange)


Phrases:
- quote — unquote

Origin:
late Middle English: from medieval Latin quotare, from quot ‘how many’, or from medieval Latin quota (see quota). The original sense was ‘mark a book with numbers, or with marginal references’, later ‘give a reference by page or chapter’, hence ‘cite a text or person’ (late 16th century)


[kwəʊt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a quotation from a text or speech
(e.g: a quote from Wordsworth)

- a quotation giving the estimated cost for a particular job or service
(e.g: quotes from different insurance companies)

- a price offered by a market-maker for the sale or purchase of a stock or other security
(e.g: quotes for North Sea Brent were rising)


Phrases:
- quote — unquote

Origin:




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