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quote unquote

1. Used to report something said verbatim by someone else. (Used almost exclusively in speech, as the phrase represents a set of quotation marks.) The president said that he, quote unquote, didn't like the way the reporter looked in that dress.
2. Used to indicate that something one just said is untruthful, ironic, or disingenuous. We were, quote unquote, taught by the teaching assistant, but we did most of our learning independently. The, quote unquote, healthy option in this restaurant is a salad filled with bacon and smothered in creamy salad dressing.
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quote, unquote

a parenthetical expression said before a word or short phrase indicating that the word or phrase would be in quotation marks if used in writing. So I said to her, quote, unquote, it's time we had a little talk.
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quote, unquote

BRITISH, AMERICAN or

quote, end quote

mainly AMERICAN
COMMON You say quote, unquote to show that a word or phrase you have just used is something that someone else has said. Even though I'm this big, huge superstar quote unquote, I have family problems too. A spokesman said quote, `a certain number', unquote of the men lost their lives that day. The book was given to several school libraries, and in every case a vice principal of the particular school took the book out and then reported it, quote, `lost', end quote. Note: This expression is often used to show that you do not think that the thing said is accurate or true. Compare with in inverted commas.
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quote, unquote

phr. a parenthetical expression said before a word or short phrase indicating that the word or phrase would be in quotation marks if used in writing. So I said to her, quote, unquote, it’s time we had a little talk.
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00 unch Tung oil, any origin ex-tank Rotterdam Oct 10 unq tr = traded level unch = unchanged unq = unquoted FFA = free fatty acids
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The rules have been changed in order to bring fresh capital into the unquoted sector to help the sort of firms that are too small to benefit from a floatation on the Alternative Investment Market.
Dr Stevenson said he expected the unquoted sector to continue to grow as firms gained from the relative refuge provided by staying out the stock market.
Limited financial flexibility--As an unquoted company, EIO's financial flexibility is somewhat limited, although it has issued preference shares quoted on the London Stock Exchange.
The research, compiled by Oxford-based research company Fast Track, found that software developer Eiger Systems, based in Rugby, was the fastest-growing unquoted technology company in the Midlands.
The combined value of Oxford's companies has reached (pound)2 billion, using quoted market capitalization and investor valuations for unquoted companies.
The illiquidity of unquoted holdings is such that exit opportunities can be difficult to achieve without a disposal of the entire company and the Board is therefore pleased that Amati Global Investors (the "Manager") was able to negotiate a sale of the Company's stakes.
Jeremy Furniss, a director of Livingstone Guarantee, the UK's largest independent corporate finance house, warns of the pitfalls associated with the sale of unquoted companies - a totally unregulated process.
The Board of Directors have set clear limits in respect of investments in Eastern Europe and unquoted stocks, which must not exceed 25% and 10%, respectively.
and purchases and sales of quoted and unquoted securities.
00 unch Tung oil, any origin ex-tank Rotterdam Sep 10 unq tr = traded level unch = unchanged unq = unquoted FFA = free fatty acids
00 unch Afl: = Afloat unch = unchanged unq = unquoted
00 unq tr = traded level unch = unchanged unq = unquoted RBD = refined, bleached and deodorized Poram = contract specification of the Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia.