citation

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English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French citation.

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Noun[edit]

citation (plural citations)

  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. An entry in a list of source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
  4. The passage or words quoted; quotation.
  5. Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
  6. A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
  7. A commendation in recognition of some achievement, or a formal statement of an achievement.

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Noun[edit]

citation f (plural citations)

  1. Citation, quotation.