Translation of citation in Spanish:

citation

Pronunciation: /saɪˈteɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u (quotation) cita (feminine)
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    • Not that the book lacks citations, references and footnotes.
    • The endnotes are primarily scholarly citations of sources, while the footnotes amplify, explain, or illuminate details or side stories.
    • In 1905, he published five landmark papers without footnotes or citations.
    1.2 countable/numerable (commendation) mención (feminine)
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    • Those records include the official after-action report, citations for Bronze Stars awarded for heroism that day and now the Task Force 115 report.
    • He has received many citations and official commendations and published two volumes of collected poems he wrote.
    • The citation praises in particular the penthouse flat which it describes as a tour de force.
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    • The remainder of the story is best told in the citation accompanying the award of his Air Force Cross.
    • The citation accompanying the award said he was tasked with the disposal of two sea mines.
    • He read the citation accompanying the award and added his own praise.
    1.3 countable/numerable [Law/Derecho] citación (feminine) (judicial), emplazamiento (masculine)
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    • A citation requires a court appearance with the punishment and fine being determined by the judge upon conviction.
    • Indeed, he was told he would face a contempt of court citation if he disclosed either his complaint or the censure.
    • The police prosecutor has used it in court to look up the driving history of people who were appealing traffic citations.

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