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English definition of “citation”

citation

noun [C] (EXAMPLE)    /saɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
a word or piece of writing taken from a written work: All citations are taken from the 2007 edition of the text.Quoting and making references
(Definition of citation noun (EXAMPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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