citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotation(noun)
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"
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quotation, quote, citation(noun)
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
"since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
A fragment of a human expression that is being referred to by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature, but also sentences from a speech, scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, etc. may be quoted.
Where they burn books, they will also burn people is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.
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.
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How to use quotation in a sentence?
Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium.
Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.
N.B. This quotation is a paraphrase of a much older quote by Aristotle, which see.
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
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- citát, kótaceCzech
- citering, citationDanish
- Angebot, Preisangebot, ZitatGerman
- cita, citación, cotizaciónSpanish
- نقل قولPersian
- tarjous, sitaatti, lainausFinnish
- citation, devis, cotationFrench
- às-aithrisScottish Gaelic
- מוּבָאָה, צִיטָטָה, צִטּוּטHebrew
- citazione, preventivoItalian
- 인용, 引用Korean
- wycena, cytatPolish
- предложение, цитатаRussian
- цитат, citatSerbo-Croatian
- geçerli fiyat, alıntıTurkish
- bảng báo giáVietnamese
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