• (GA) IPA: /kwoʊˈteɪʃən/


  1. A fragment of a human expression that is repeated by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature or speech, but also scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, a passage of music, etc., may be quoted.
    Synonyms: quote, citation
    "Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.
  2. A price that has been quoted for buying or selling.
    Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.
  3. The act of setting a price.
  4. (obsolete) A quota, a share.
  • (price) quote#Noun|quote
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