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British English: /kwəʊt/
American English: /kwoʊt/

Translation of quote in French:


also: quotes plural noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (repeat, recall)
    (person, passage, proverb)
    (reference number)
    to quote Shakespeare/the Bible
    citer Shakespeare/la Bible
    to quote somebody/something as an example
    citer quelque chose/quelqu'un en exemple
    please quote this number in all correspondence
    veuillez rappeler ce numéro dans toute correspondance
    don't quote me on this, but…
    ne répète pas ce que je dis, mais…
    she was quoted as saying that …
    elle aurait dit que …
    to quote Plato,…
    pour citer Platon,…
  • 2 (Business) (state)
    (price, figure)
    they quoted us £200 for repairing the car
    dans leur devis, ils ont demandé £200 pour la réparation de la voiture
  • 3 (on stock exchange)
    (share, price) at à
    quoted company/share
    société (f) /valeur (f) cotée en Bourse
    to be quoted on the Stock Exchange
    être coté à la Bourse
  • 4 (Horse racing)to quote odds of 3 to 1
    proposer une cote de 3 à 1
    to be quoted 6 to 1
    être coté entre 6 et 1

intransitive verb

  • (from text, author)
    faire des citations
    to quote from Keats/the classics
    citer Keats/les classiques
    quote … unquote (in dictation)
    ouvrez les guillemets … fermez les guillemets
    (in lecture, speech)
    je cite … fin de citation
    he's in Paris on quote ‘business’ unquote
    il est à Paris soi-disant pour affaires

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