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citation (s) (noun), citations (pl)
1. An official document, or speech, that praises someone's actions, accomplishments, or character; such as, someone in the armed forces who is publicly praised because of his or her bravery.
2. A quotation from an authoritative source that is used to support an idea or an argument or something mentioned as proof for a theory or as a reason why something has happened, or to speak or write words taken from a particular writer or written work.
3. A writ for someone to appear in a court of law.
4. A reference to a previous decision by a court or legal authority, specifying precisely where it is documented; as well as, someone or something officially named or mentioned in a court of law, or someone officially requested to appear in a court of law.