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Quotation mark   /kwoʊtˈeɪʃən mɑrk/   Listen
Quotation mark

noun
1.
A punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else.  Synonyms: inverted comma, quote.






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"Quotation mark" Quotes from Famous Books



... quotation mark was inserted at the beginning of this paragraph: "It is difficult to imagine that Egypt should have obtained it from Europe where the oldest find (in Hallstadt) cannot be of an earlier period than 800 B.C., or from Asia, ...
— The Negro • W.E.B. Du Bois

... removed page numbers; all italics are emphasis only. I have omitted running heads and have closed contractions, e.g. "she 's" becoming "she's"; in addition, on page 180, stanza 3, line 1, I have changed the single quotation mark at the beginning of the line to a double ...
— Step by Step - or, Tidy's Way to Freedom • The American Tract Society

... "Enoch Soames:" I added a missing closing quotation mark in the following phrase: 'Ten past ...
— Seven Men • Max Beerbohm



Words linked to "Quotation mark" :   scare quote, punctuation, double quotes, single quote, punctuation mark



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