[ uhn-kwoht; contrastively uhn-kwoht ]
/ ʌnˈkwoʊt; contrastively ˈʌnˌkwoʊt /
verb (used without object), un·quot·ed, un·quot·ing.
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.
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Quote, "Lowery stated he and several others grabbed Ruby," unquote.Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for unquote
/ (ʌnˈkwəʊt) /
an expression used parenthetically to indicate that the preceding quotation is finished
to close (a quotation), esp in printing
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