English - Vietnamese Dictionary
quotation /kwou'teiʃn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự trích dẫn; đoạn trích dẫn
- giá thị trường công bố (thị trường chứng khoán)
- bản dự kê giá
- a quotation for building a house: bản dự kê giá xây một ngôi nhà
+a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
+a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
+a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity
+the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
Advanced English Dictionary
1 quote, passage, citation, reference, allusion, extract, excerpt, selection:
For many years Frances collected quotations from the speeches of politicians
2 quote, (bid or asking or offer or market) price, charge, fixed price, rate, cost; value:
The quotation for Universal General International stood at 486 pence at the close of the market on Friday.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (also informal quote) [C] a group of words or a short piece of writing taken from a book, play, speech, etc. and repeated because it is interesting or useful: The book began with a quotation from Goethe. + a dictionary of quotations + Two short quotations will illustrate my point.
See also - MISQUOTATION
2 [U] the act of repeating sth interesting or useful that another person has written or said: The writer illustrates his point by quotation from a number of sources.
3 (also informal quote) a statement of how much money a particular piece of work will cost: You need to get a written quotation before they start work. + We'll give you a free quotation for replacing your windows.
4 [C] (finance) a statement of the current value of goods or STOCKS: the latest quotations from the Stock Exchange
1 words taken from a book, etc.
famous, memorable | direct, verbatim
a direct quotation from a recent speech by the prime minister
| illustrative | biblical
VERB + QUOTATION
My quotation is taken from ‘Hamlet’.
QUOTATION + VERB
come from sth
Where does that quotation come from?
QUOTATION + NOUN
It's a quotation from a poem by Keats.
2 price that will be charged for a piece of work
written | free | detailed
VERB + QUOTATION
give (sb), provide (sb with), supply (sb with)
Most builders will give you a free quotation.
| get, obtain | accept
Always get several quotations for the job.
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