Quotation vs. Enquiry

Quotation vs. Enquiry — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Quotation and Enquiry

Quotationnoun

The act of quoting.

Enquirynoun

Variant of inquiry.

Quotationnoun

A passage quoted.

Enquirynoun

A question.

Quotationnoun

An explicit reference or allusion in an artistic work to a passage or element from another, usually well-known work

"Direct quotations from other paintings are fairly sparse" (Robert Hughes).

Enquirynoun

Search for truth, information or knowledge.

scientific enquiry
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Quotationnoun

The quoting of current prices and bids for securities and goods.

Enquirynoun

an instance of questioning;

there was a question about my trainingwe made inquiries of all those who were present

Quotationnoun

The prices or bids cited.

Enquirynoun

a search for knowledge;

their pottery deserves more research than it has received

Quotationnoun

A fragment of a human expression that is repeated by somebody else. Most often a quotation is taken from literature or speech, but also scenes from a movie, elements of a painting, a passage of music, etc., may be quoted.

"Where they burn books, they will also burn people" is a famous quotation from Heinrich Heine.

Enquirynoun

a systematic investigation of a matter of public interest

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Quotationnoun

A price that has been quoted for buying or selling.

Let's get a quotation for repairing the roof before we decide whether it's worth doing.

Quotationnoun

The act of setting a price.

Quotationnoun

(obsolete) A quota, a share.

Quotationnoun

a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage;

the student's essay failed to list several important citationsthe acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a bookthe article includes mention of similar clinical cases

Quotationnoun

a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Quotationnoun

a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity

Quotationnoun

the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.;

since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation