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Definition of Quotation marks

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punctuation marks that enclose a quotation
Quotation marks Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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quotation marks
quotationist \quo*ta"tion*ist\ (kw&osl;*tā"shŭn*&ibreve;st), n. one who makes, or is given to making, quotations. the narrow intellectuals of quotationists.

Quotation marks Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In English writing, quotation marks or inverted commas (informally referred to as quotes or speech marks) are punctuation marks surrounding a quotation, direct speech, or a literal title or name. Quotation marks can also be used to indicate a different meaning of a word or phrase other than the one typically associated with it and are often used to express irony. Quotation marks are sometimes used to provide emphasis, although this is usually considered incorrect.

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