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Significado de “cite” - Diccionario Inglés

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citeverb [T]

uk   /saɪt/  us   /saɪt/ formal
(Definition of cite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "cite" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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citeverb [T]

 us   /sɑɪt/
  • cite verb [T] (MENTION)

to mention something as proof for a theory or as a reason why something has happened, or to speak or write words taken from a written work: He cited a study of the devices as proof that the company knew they were dangerous. Scientists cite this experiment as their main support for this theory.
To cite someone else’s words when speaking or writing is to use them: If you cite too many writers, readers will wonder if you have any ideas of your own.
In law, a person or organization which is cited is named in a legal action: The mine operator was cited with 33 violations of federal safety standards.
  • cite verb [T] (PRAISE)

to praise someone publicly for something the person has done: He was cited for bravery.
(Definition of cite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "cite" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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citeverb [T]

uk   us   /saɪt/
to mention something because it proves an idea, explains why something happened, or is an example of what you mean: Johnson resigned from the board after just six months, citing "differences of opinion".be cited as sth Effective marketing and low cost were cited as the main reasons for the recent increase in sales.
(Definition of cite from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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