quotation

For Wiktionary's use of quotations, see Wiktionary:Quotations

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

A quotation of French text.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

quotation (plural quotations)

  1. A fragment of a human expression that is repeated exactly by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature or speech, but scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, a passage of music, etc., may be quoted.
    "Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.
  2. The act of naming a price; the price that has been quoted.
    Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 10:38