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English definition of “citation”

citation

noun [C] (PRAISE)    /saɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
official praise for a person in the armed forces for brave actions: The four soldiers are to receive citations from the president for their brave actions.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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