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double quotes

noun
1.
quotation marks (“ ”), as usually appear around quoted material.
Compare single quotes.
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  • Compound words containing a hyphen should be treated as phrases and be enclosed in double quotes.
  • If any elements of the command line string contain white space, wrap them in double quotes.
  • There are three quoting mechanisms: the escape character, single quotes, and double quotes.
  • Search for a phrase by enclosing your search terms in double quotes.

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