quotation noun

1 words taken from a book, etc.

ADJ. famous, memorable | direct, verbatim a direct quotation from a recent speech by the prime minister | illustrative | biblical

VERB + QUOTATION take My quotation is taken from ‘Hamlet’.

QUOTATION + VERB come from sth Where does that quotation come from?

QUOTATION + NOUN dictionary

PREP. ~ from It's a quotation from a poem by Keats.

2 price that will be charged for a piece of work

ADJ. written | free | detailed

VERB + QUOTATION give (sb), provide (sb with), supply (sb with) Most builders will give you a free quotation. | get, obtain | accept

PREP. ~ for Always get several quotations for the job.