QUOTATION | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary quotation noun [C] (SAID) C2 a phrase or short piece of writing taken from a longer work of literature, poetry, etc or what someone else has said: At the beginning of the book there's a quotation from Abraham Lincoln More examples
Quotation - Definition for English-Language Learners from . . . Learner's definition of QUOTATION 1 [count] : something that a person says or writes that is repeated or used by someone else in another piece of writing or a speech literary illustrative quotations [= quotes] He gathered quotations from the trial transcript to prove his point
Quotations - definition of Quotations by The Free Dictionary quotation - the practice of quoting from books or plays etc ; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation" practice , pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
Dictionary definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary British English: dictionary ˈdɪkʃənərɪ; -ʃənrɪ NOUN A dictionary is a book in which the words and phrases of a language are listed, usually in alphabetical order, together with their meanings or their translations in another language We checked the spelling in the dictionary