Definition of pull-quote in English:

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pull-quote

Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝olˌkwōt/

noun

US
A brief, attention-catching quotation, typically in a distinctive typeface, taken from the main text of an article and used as a subheading or graphic feature.
Example sentences
  • The title of the article emphasizes it, as does the single pull-quote.
  • Don't even get me started on the reputation hit that Newmarket is going to take on its new pull-quote driven ads for the most widely exposed movie of the decade.
  • A pull-quote was reproduced in large type in a box on the Guardian's front page.
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