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Direct quotation   /dərˈɛkt kwoʊtˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Direct quotation

noun
1.
A report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g.,.  Synonym: direct discourse.






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"Direct quotation" Quotes from Famous Books



... In a narrative, each direct quotation, together with the rest of the sentence of which it is a part, should constitute a separate paragraph. This rule should be always followed in writing a conversation. Examine ...
— Practical Grammar and Composition • Thomas Wood



Words linked to "Direct quotation" :   account, indirect discourse, direct discourse, report



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