Citation (disambiguation)

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A citation is a credit or reference to another document or source.

Citation may also refer to:

Government, law, and military[edit]

  • Citation (police), a type of summons compelling the appearance of a defendant before the local magistrate
  • Traffic citation, a notice issued to a motorist accusing violation of traffic laws
  • Case citation, the system used in common law countries to uniquely identify the location of past court cases
  • Legal citation, the style of crediting and referencing other documents or sources of authority in legal writing
  • Unit citation, a formal, honorary mention of a military unit's outstanding performance
  • Law of Citations, a Roman law issued from Ravenna in AD 426
  • Citation Star, a US Department of War personal valor decoration


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