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Synonyms for citation
saɪˈteɪ ʃənci·ta·tion

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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. South Alabama spokesman Bob Lowry:

    USAPD officers arrived at the location and following an on-site interview with a student wearing an empty gun holster, issued a campus judicial citation to the student, upon further investigation, it has been determined that the citation should not have been issued and it has been rescinded.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I have absolutely no support for a city that ignores the strong evidence that should be acted on. ... If it were a first-time traffic citation, if it were something minor, a misdemeanor, that's entirely different, this man had already been deported five times. And he should have been deported at the request of the federal government.

  5. Kristen Ziman:

    A minor infraction that likely would have resulted in a citation at most, turned into an officer fighting for Paul Sherrod Taylor life.

Translations for citation

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  • تنويهArabic
  • позоваване, цитат, призовка, изброяване, цитиранеBulgarian
  • citation, citeringDanish
  • Vorladung, Literaturstelle, Zitierung, ehrenvolle Erwähnung, ZitatGerman
  • περικοπή, εύφημος μνεία, κλήτευση, κλήση, χωρίο, παράθεμα, παράθεση, μνεία, κατάλογος, εδάφιο, αναφορά, παραπομπή, απαρίθμησηGreek
  • cita, citaciónSpanish
  • sitaatti, viite, lainausFinnish
  • उद्धरणHindi
  • 소환Korean
  • kupu hautoaMāori
  • citaçãoPortuguese
  • citare, citatRomanian
  • ссылка, пове́стка, упоминание, вызов, цитата, перечисление, цитирование, [[объявление]] [[благодарностьRussian
  • navodSerbo-Croatian
  • சான்றுTamil
  • citationTelugu
  • การอ้างอิงThai
  • trích dẫnVietnamese
  • 引文Chinese

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