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A quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work
“Print the citation in parentheses just as I have it.”
A mention of a praiseworthy act in an official report, especially that of a member of the armed forces in wartime
“You did receive a citation from the CIA director of operations for your work after you retired from the agency over the years.”
A reference to a previous case, used as guidance in the trying of comparable cases or in support of an argument
“I do not think that that citation supports a submission that there must be some form of specific reference to the work in question.”
A summons to appear in court
“Indeed, he was told he would face a contempt of court citation if he disclosed either his complaint or the censure.”
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