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citations

noun
plural of citation

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1 a formal expression of praise
  • the citation for the Nobel Prize winner noted his major contributions to quantum theory

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2 a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed
  • a police officer who has received several citations for his work with troubled youths in the city

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3 a passage referred to, repeated, or offered as an example
  • in your paper be sure to include citations to back up any points you make about the play

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“Citations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/citations. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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