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English definition of “citation”

citation

noun [C] (NAME)    /saɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ specialized
an official request for someone to appear in a law court: The court issued a contempt citation against city council members who refused to comply with a court order.Taking legal action
(Definition of citation noun (NAME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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