citation

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English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

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From Old French citation, from Latin citātiō.

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citation ‎(plural citations)

  1. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear
    • 1851', United States Reports/Volume 70 - United States Supreme Court, Castro v. United States
      No citation was issued upon this appeal returnable to the next term of this court, nor was the record filed and the cause docketed during that term. On the 29th of May, 1865, however, a citation was issued, returnable at this term, and service of this citation was acknowledged by the present district attorney; and the writ was returned and the record filed at this term, under an agreement between the district attorney and the attorney for the claimants, to submit the cause upon printed briefs.
  2. The paper containing such summons or notice.
  3. The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his/her own words.
  4. An entry in a list of source(s) from which one took information, words or literary or verbal context.
  5. The passage or words quoted; quotation.
  6. Enumeration; mention
    It's a simple citation of facts
  7. A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
  8. A commendation in recognition of some achievement, or a formal statement of an achievement.

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citation c (singular definite citationen, plural indefinite citationer)

  1. citation (act of citing)
  2. quotation (act of quoting)

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin citātiō.

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citation f ‎(plural citations)

  1. citation, quotation

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin citātiō.

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citation c

  1. citation