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English definition of “op. cit.”

op. cit.

adverb     /ˌɒpˈsɪt/ US  /ˌɑːp-/ formal abbreviation
used by writers to avoid repeating the details of a book or article that has already been referred to: Johnson (op. cit ., page 53) calls this phenomenon 'the principle of minimal effort '.Abbreviations used in publishing
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