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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: cite /saɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycite
he/she/itcites
present participleciting
past tensecited
past participlecited

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    legal American to officially order someone to appear in a court of law
    cite someone for something:

    Donnely has been cited for contempt of court.

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