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citation

noun  /sɑɪˈteɪ·ʃən/ us  

citation noun (MENTION)

[C/U] law A citation is an official notice from a court of law: [C] The court could issue a citation against her for disclosing information. [C] County police say that no citations have been issued since the law went into effect.

citation noun (PRAISE)

[C] a document that praises someone publicly for something the person has done: Cory received a citation from the mayor for her achievements.
Translations of “citation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 範例, 引語, 引文…
in Chinese (Simplified) 範例, 引语, 引文…
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