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unquote

[uhn-kwoht; contrastively uhn-kwoht] /ʌnˈkwoʊt; contrastively ˈʌnˌkwoʊt/
verb (used without object), unquoted, unquoting.
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.
Origin of unquote
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; un-2 + quote
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  • It may be added that what are by far the finest passages in Dunbar's poems are passed unnoticed and unquoted by Mr. Smeaton.

    Ephemera Critica John Churton Collins
British Dictionary definitions for unquoted

unquote

/ʌnˈkwəʊt/
interjection
1.
an expression used parenthetically to indicate that the preceding quotation is finished
verb
2.
to close (a quotation), esp in printing
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Word Origin and History for unquoted

unquote

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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