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quote

2 noun
     
quote2 S2 [countable]
1x-ref a sentence or phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing [= quotation]
quote from
a quote from the minister's speech
2

in quotes

SLA words that are in quotes are written with quotation marks around them to show that someone said those words
3 a statement of how much it will probably cost to build or repair something [= estimate]:
Always get a quote before proceeding with repair work.

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