Citation

What is Citation ?

Citation is (noun) 1. words used in giving someone an award or honour, explaining why the award is being made He received a posthumous citation for bravery. 2. a quotation from atext The citation comes from a medical journal. 3. an official request asking someone to appear in court He received a citation to appear before the court on May 10th.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level