Examples of quotation in a Sentence
He gathered quotations from the trial transcript to prove his point.
a well-known quotation attributed to Abraham Lincoln
a book of humorous quotations
She relied heavily on quotation in her essays, which made them less original.
Recent Examples of quotation from the Web
Mercedes posted a quotation from the Dalai Lama — who China accuses of supporting Tibetan independence — on Instagram, which also is blocked in China.
Interfaith gathering to honor Martin Luther King Jr. including music, dance, spiritual presentation by speaker, students read poems, quotations, and tributes.
Daniel José Molina and Alejandra Escalante play the King of Navarre and the Princess of France, who lead their friends in a merry chase through estates and quotations, plays and jousts, the nature of abstinence, and, of course, true love.
But using quotations to portray Trump as an extremist threat doesn’t convince everyone.
Trump made the apparent denial despite the fact that the White House didn’t dispute the quotations after they were widely reported on Thursday.
And Dostoyevsky was a very Christ-centric writer and his writings are full of Orthodox messages and even quotations from the church fathers.
Trump denied making the comment in a Twitter posting on Friday, although the White House didn’t dispute the quotations after they were widely reported on Thursday.
Some close to the President insisted that the reason for the recording practice was the same one cited by Trump and FDR alike: the desire to ensure correct quotations in the press.
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First Known Use of quotation
Financial Definition of QUOTATION
What It Is
How It Works
For example, a quotation for Company XYZ stock includes the real-time bid price, ask price, quote size, price of the last trade, size of the last trade, the high price for the day, and the low price for the day. Quotations are available from the exchanges online, via the media, or in financial publications.
A level I quote is the real-time bid and ask price for a security that trades on the Nasdaq or over-the-counter markets. They do not disclose which market makers are bidding for or offering the security, whether there are limit orders on the security, or the size of potential trades at a particular price.
A level II quote is a set of real-time trading information for a security that trades on the Nasdaq or over-the-counter markets. It includes the real-time bid price, ask price, quote size, price of the last trade, size of the last trade, the high price for the day, the low price for the day, and a ranked list of the real-time best bid and ask prices from participating market makers.
A level III quote includes all of the above but also allows a market maker to change its bids, offers, and order sizes for securities in which it makes a market, as well as execute orders, change quotes, and send out trade confirmations.
Why It Matters
Quotations are necessary to inform investors about the prices of securities. The information contained in a quotation is sometimes limited; for example, it may not disclose which market makers are bidding for or offering the security, whether there are limit orders on the security, or the size of potential trades at a particular price. In other words, quotations do not give the viewer access to the "order book" showing who has an interest in a security and at what price. But quotations do give traders and investors a basic idea of how a security is doing.
QUOTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quotation for English Language Learners
: something that a person says or writes that is repeated or used by someone else in another piece of writing or a speech
: the act of using quotations in a piece of writing or a speech
: a written statement of how much money a particular job will cost to do
QUOTATION Defined for Kids
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