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quotation

 
Noun quotation has 4 senses
  1. citation, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "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"
    --1 is a kind of note, annotation, notation
    --1 has particulars: photo credit; cross-reference, cross-index
  2. quotation, quote, citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    --2 is a kind of excerpt, extract, selection
    --2 has particulars: epigraph; mimesis; misquotation
    Derived form: verb quote1
  3. quotation - a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
    --3 is a kind of
    statement
    Derived form: verb quote2
  4. quotation - the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
    --4 is a kind of
    practice, pattern
    Derived form: verb quote1
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