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Definition 1: the practice of quoting from books or plays etc. - [noun denoting act]

Samples where quotation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation

(quotation is a kind of ...) a customary way of operation or behavior

"it is their practice to give annual raises" "they changed their dietary pattern"

Definition 2: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for quotation in the sense of this definition

(quotation is a kind of ...) a passage selected from a larger work

"he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"

(... is a kind of quotation ) a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing

(... is a kind of quotation ) the representation of another person's words in a speech

(... is a kind of quotation ) an incorrect quotation

Definition 3: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where quotation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
  • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
  • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Synonyms for quotation in the sense of this definition

(quotation is a kind of ...) a comment or instruction (usually added)

"his notes were appended at the end of the article" "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"

(... is a kind of quotation ) a note acknowledging the source of a published photograph

(... is a kind of quotation ) a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work

Definition 4: a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity - [noun denoting communication]

(quotation is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

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