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Synonyms for citation
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  1. citationnoun

    quote, quotation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. citation, commendationnoun

    an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement

    approval, credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

  2. citationnoun

    (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)

    credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

  3. citation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotationnoun

    a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

    "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

    extension, denotation, commendation, course credit, book of facts, character reference, credit rating, reference point, character, reference, mention, honorable mention, deferred payment, acknowledgement, reference book, quote, acknowledgment, credit entry, recognition, computer address, consultation, address, source, quotation, cite, point of reference, credit, reference work

  4. quotation, quote, citationnoun

    a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

    inverted comma, credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, quotation mark, cite

  5. citationnoun

    a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding

    credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

  6. Citationnoun

    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

    credit, quote, acknowledgment, mention, commendation, quotation, reference, cite

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. citationnoun

    summons, official call or notice

  2. citationnoun

    quotation, extract, excerpt, quoted passage

  3. citationnoun

    enumeration, mention

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  1. Constable Dennis Gaas:

    I have seen the video and can only say that this is unacceptable and unprofessional conduct by these officers, officers are given the choice of giving a warning or issuing a citation for any violation they encounter during this event. Playing a game to see if a citation or warning is given does not fall under professional conduct. All officers were instructed during orientation to present a professional appearance and attitude.

  2. Sylvester Turner:

    When we are encountering people on patrols, out and about, and we are seeing that they do not have their mask on when they are in public and around other people, we will provide the necessary warning, and then a failure to heed to that warning will lead to a citation and a $ 250 fine.

  3. Donald Trump:

    It works very well for me, for the smaller airports, the (Cessna) Citation X, and for the larger airports, the Boeing 757.

  4. Sylvester Turner:

    Now, when our police officers and firefighters and others are encountering people who are not wearing masks, we are going to be issuing the necessary warning, please put on your mask on, and failure to do so will cause a citation, a ticket to be given.

  5. California Gov. Gavin Newsom:

    I don't want to be punitive, my gosh, someone who has lost their job, last thing they want to do is -- walk their dog, they're with their kids, they've got cabin fever, and they just want to take a rest on Newport Beach, and all of a sudden, they get a citation. I don't want to see that happen.

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Translations for citation

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  • تنويهArabic
  • цитиране, позоваване, цитат, призовка, изброяванеBulgarian
  • citation, citeringDanish
  • Literaturstelle, Zitierung, Zitat, ehrenvolle Erwähnung, VorladungGerman
  • παράθεση, απαρίθμηση, παραπομπή, αναφορά, εδάφιο, κατάλογος, παράθεμα, κλήτευση, εύφημος μνεία, περικοπή, μνεία, χωρίο, κλήσηGreek
  • citación, citaSpanish
  • sitaatti, viite, lainausFinnish
  • उद्धरणHindi
  • 소환Korean
  • kupu hautoaMāori
  • citaçãoPortuguese
  • citat, citareRomanian
  • [[объявление]] [[благодарность, цитирование, перечисление, цитата, ссылка, вызов, упоминание, пове́сткаRussian
  • navodSerbo-Croatian
  • சான்றுTamil
  • citationTelugu
  • การอ้างอิงThai
  • trích dẫnVietnamese
  • 引文Chinese

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