unquote

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noun un·quote \ˈən-ˌkwōt also -ˌkōt\

Definition of unquote

  1. —used orally to indicate the end of a direct quotation

1910

First Known Use of unquote

1910



UNQUOTE Defined for English Language Learners

unquote

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noun un·quote \ˈən-ˌkwōt also -ˌkōt\

Definition of unquote for English Language Learners

  • —used in speech with quote to show that you are exactly repeating someone else's words

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rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

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