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direct quotation

noun as in direct discourse


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Quotation is often dull, but nothing can take the place of direct quotation in the case of a document of epoch-making importance.

Again, because of its historical importance, the language of the Commission calls for direct quotation.

Excepting one unduly favoured competitor, who fills two pages with untranslated French, there is little direct quotation.

In the parallel texts, passages are color-coded to show direct quotation, para­phrase, moved text and so on.

The body of the report should contain as much direct quotation as possible.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to direct quotation, such as: direct speech, and oratio directa.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.