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un- + quote
- Used in speech to indicate the end of a quotation. A misnomer from the words "end quote".
- 2012, Jim Broadbent as Vyvyan Ayrs, Cloud Atlas, circa 1:28:04
- Mackerras himself wrote, and I quote: "He is a prostitute, whose liaisons with perverts and sodomites were commonplace in his brief and forgettable career at Caius. Lock up the silverware." Unquote.
- See also quote unquote