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English definition of “cite”

cite

verb [T] (NAME)    /saɪt/ formal, specialized
to officially name or mention someone or something in a law court , or to officially request someone to appear in a court of law : The lawyer cited two similar cases . He has been cited as the co-respondent in the divorce case .Taking legal action
(Definition of cite verb (NAME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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