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quotation : a passage referred to, repeated, or adduced (quotation, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | Free | OneLook | Visuwords
Quotation is the repetition of one expression as part of another one, particularly when the quoted expression is well-known or explicitly attributed by citation to its original source, and it is indicated by (punctuated with) quotation marks.

Quotation can also refer to the repeated use of units of any other form of expression, especially parts of artistic works: elements of a painting, scenes from a movie or sections from a musical composition. (Quotation, 2015) [2]blank.gif Wikipedia


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  1. ^ quotation. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved January 15, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotation
  2. ^ Quotation. (2015). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 15, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation