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  1. citation

    • IPA[sʌɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work;a reference to a previous case, used as guidance in the trying of comparable cases or in support of an argument
    • noun: citation, plural noun: citations

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work the majority of the citations are to work published during the past twenty years 同義詞 quotation, quote, extract, excerpt, passage, ... 更多
    • a reference to a previous case, used as guidance in the trying of comparable cases or in support of an argument this journal contains citations from all jurisdictions 同義詞 reference, allusion
    • 2. a mention of a praiseworthy act in an official report, especially that of a member of the armed forces in wartime the citation described him as an officer of extreme gallantry 同義詞 commendation, award, honour, mention, honourable mention
    • a note accompanying an award, describing the reasons for it a Nobel citation
    • 3. North American a summons to appear in court a traffic citation 同義詞 summons, subpoena, writ, court order, process, ... 更多