unquoted









unquoted


verb (used without object), un·quot·ed, un·quot·ing.

  1. to close a quotation (often used with the word quote, which notes the opening of the quotation): The senator said, quote, I am unalterably opposed to this policy, unquote.

interjection

  1. an expression used parenthetically to indicate that the preceding quotation is finished

verb

  1. to close (a quotation), esp in printing

v.1935, from un- (2) + quote (v.). Originally (obviously) in speaking; first written record is in a letter of e.e. cummings.

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