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noun     citation pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    [countable] legal American an official statement ordering someone to appear in a court of law

    a citation for reckless driving

  2. 2
    [countable] a phrase or sentence taken from a piece of writing or speech
  3. 3
    [countable] an official statement praising someone for something they have done
  4. 4
    [uncountable] the process of citing something or of being cited

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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