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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kwəʊˈteiʃn̩ mɑɹks/

Noun

quotation marks (normally plural)

  1. Symbols used to denote a quotation in writing, written at the beginning and end of the quotation. The symbols vary across languages, and slightly different marks are used for the beginning and end. Those used in English are “ ... ”, or " ... " or ..., and ‘ ... ’, or ' ... ' or ... .
    • Example: this is a quotation. Here is another quotation.

Synonyms

(of the plural) quotes, speech marks

See also


Punctuation

( ( ) ) ( [ ] ) ( { } ) ( )

Translations


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