quotation

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (quoted passage)
a. la cita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He loves trivia, especially famous quotations and the people to whom they are attributed.A él le encanta la cultura general, especialmente las citas célebres y las personas a las que se le atribuyen.
2. (act of using quotes)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
His style of speech is so florid that it is given to quotation.Su estilo de expresión es tan florido que se presta a ser citado.
You would have received a higher grade if you had used more quotation to defend your argument.Habrías tenido una calificación más alta si hubieras citado más para defender tu argumento.
3. (commerce)
a. el presupuesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I would like to check with other insurance companies to make sure that I am getting the best quotation.Quisiera ir a otros seguros para asegurarme de estar recibiendo el mejor presupuesto.
b. la cotización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Get a quotation from the mechanic, and if it is too high, we'll fix the car ourselves.Pídele una cotización al mecánico y si es demasiada alta, arreglaremos el carro nosotros mismos.
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quotation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (from author)
a. la cita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
quotation markscomillas fpl
2. (commerce)
a. el presupuesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(for work)
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quotation [kwəʊˈteɪʃən]
noun
1 (words, line) cita (f)
the novel ends with a quotation from Milton
dictionary of quotations diccionario (m) de citas famosas
2 (act of quoting)
he has a fondness for quotation le encanta citar
a document marked "Not for Quotation or Circulation"
3 (Comm) (estimate) presupuesto (m)
shop around for the best insurance quotation pregunte en varias agencias hasta que encuentre la póliza más barata
The contract to engage consultants was negotiated entirely by the director with little reference to anybody else. He had not obtained competitive quotations My duties include assistance with pricing of quotations at the time of quotation all parts are guaranteed in stock at the time of quotation
4 (St Ex) cotización (f)
a television screen flashes up the latest stock quotations they would have the long-term option of splitting the operations into two separate banks with their own quotations on the stock market
modifier
quotation marks (n) comillas (f)
in quotation marks entre comillas; I use the term "good" in quotation marks utilizo el término "bueno" entre comillas
"open quotation marks" "close quotation marks"
single/double quotation marks comillas (f) simples/dobles
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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