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speech mark
 n.— «“Quotation marks” enclose what is said. Which is why they are often called “speech marks” instead.» —“Writing right” by Jonathan Gabay Guardian (United Kingdom) Oct. 4, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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