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Meaning of the Russian particle мол

I've come across the word мол quite a few times but I'm still not entirely sure how to use it. I'd be grateful if you could help.
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Hi John,

Мол means "in somebody else's opinion", "according to somebody's words". For example,

Он говорит, что, мол, знает, в чём дело. He says that in his opinion he knows what to do.

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