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verb [transitive] cite pronunciation in American English /saɪt/
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present tense
present participleciting
past tensecited
past participlecited

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  1. 2
    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.

  2. 4
    to officially praise someone for something they have done


a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars

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