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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ci·ta·tion /saɪˈteʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ci·ta·tion n.
 1. An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
 2. The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words; also, the passage or words quoted; quotation.
    This horse load of citations and fathers.   --Milton.
 3. Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
 4. Law A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given
           as formal public statement [syn: commendation]
      2: (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written
         passages or legal precedents etc.)
      3: 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" [syn: acknowledgment,
          credit, reference, mention, quotation]
      4: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited [syn: quotation,
      5: a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a
      6: thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948