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quote unquote

1. Used to report something said verbatim. Used almost exclusively in speech, as the word represents a set of quotation marks. The president said that he, quote unquote, would support the initiative fully.
2. Used to indicate that the specific phrasing that is about to be said is or may be ironic or considered by the speaker as misrepresenting reality. 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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

quote — unquote

used parenthetically when speaking to indicate the beginning and end (or just the beginning) of a statement or passage that you are repeating, especially to emphasize the speaker's detachment from or disagreement with the original. informal
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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

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.
See also: unquote
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.
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Eight companies from the Midlands feature on the latest Tech Track 100 league table, which ranks the UK's one hundred fastest-growing unquoted technology companies by sales over the last three years.
Commenting on the sale, Duncan Johnson, Caledonia's Head of Unquoted Investments, said:
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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.
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