quote as saying

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Definition of quote as saying

: to report or say (the exact words) of (someone) usually used in the form be quoted asHe was quoted as saying there would be further delays.

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“Quote as saying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quote%20as%20saying. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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