Quotes

quoteverb

US /kwoʊt/

quote verb (REPEAT WORDS)

[ I/T ] to repeat words that someone else has said or written:

[ T ] She quoted him as saying he couldn’t care less.
[ I ] He illustrated by quoting from Winston Churchill’s speech.

[ I/T ] If you quote a fact or example, you refer to it to provide proof of something:

[ T ] The judge quoted several cases to support his opinion.
quote, unquote

You say quote or quote, unquote to show you are repeating the words of someone else:

She moved to New York City knowing that that’s where she had to live to, quote, unquote, make it in the music world.

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http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/quote

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