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quotation

Definitions


[kwə(ʊ)ˈteɪʃ(ə)n], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker
(e.g: a quotation from Mark Twain)

- a formal statement setting out the estimated cost for a particular job or service
(e.g: ensure you receive a written quotation covering all aspects of the job)

- a registration granted to a company enabling their shares to be officially listed and traded
(e.g: the company is being refused a quotation on the New York Stock Exchange)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 16th century (denoting a marginal reference to a passage of text): from medieval Latin quotatio(n-), from the verb quotare (see quote)




definition by Oxford Dictionaries