Definition Quote

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Definition

to quote: to cite, to repeat the words that someone else has said or written
verb
"This will be the best perfume of the summer", Bruno Delavigne was quoted as saying. His words were repeated by many reporters.

a quote, a quotation (for repairing a car): a price, an estimation of cost (for fixing a car)
noun
What do you think about the quote I gave you last month? Is the price OK for you?

a quote, a quotation: a citation, an excerpt, a repetition of the words that someone else has said or written
noun
"Veni Vidi Vici" is a famous quotation from Julius Caesar.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Dylan quotes Roman authors in order to scare me.
US: Your essay relies too much on Shakespeare's quotations.

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