quotation marks

Definitions

General English

  • plural noun printed or written marks ( ) showing that a quotation starts or finishes.

Computing

  • noun punctuation marks used for enclosing text to show that it has been quoted from another source

Information & Library Science

  • plural noun punctuation marks, either single quotes (‘ ’) or double quotes (“ ”), which mark the beginning and end of a written quotation
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