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  1. citation

    • IPA[sīˈtāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      a quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work;a reference to a former tried 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 there were dozens of citations from the works of Byron recognition through citation is one of the principal rewards in science 同義詞 quotation, quote, extract, excerpt, passage, ... 更多
    • a reference to a former tried 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 or achievement 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, honor, mention, honorable mention
    • a note accompanying an award, describing the reasons for it the Nobel citation noted that his discovery would be useful for energy conversion technology
    • 3. North American a summons a traffic citation 同義詞 summons, subpoena, writ, court order, process, ... 更多
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    • IPA[sʌɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      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

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