in quotes

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in quotes

: preceded and followed by quotation marks
  • The phrase was in quotes.

Word by Word Definitions

quote play quotes
  1. : to speak or write (a passage) from another usually with credit acknowledgment

  2. : to repeat a passage from especially in substantiation or illustration

  3. : borrow

  1. : quotation

  2. : quotation mark


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