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Definition of quote noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    quote

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//kwoʊt//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1 = quotation (1) The essay was full of quotes.
  2. price
  3. 2 = quotation (3) Their quote for the job was way too high.
  4. punctuation
  5. 3quotes [plural] = quotation marks If you take text from other sources, place it in quotes.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quote