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Etymology

cite + -ation

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Noun

Singular
citation

Plural
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citation ({{{1}}})
  1. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
  2. The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words.
  3. The passage or words quoted; quotation.
  4. Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
  5. A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

citation f. (plural citations)

  1. Citation, quotation.

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