Definitions of "citation"
  1. A document that calls or notifies an individual to appear in court
  2. A legal procedure delivered to an involved person in a case concerning the validation of a will
  3. A formal notice indicating that an individual has been accused of a minor offense such as breaking a traffic rule
  4. The act of using a past legal case or an accepted legal authority as support to substantiate a claim or argument
How to use "citation" in a sentence
  1. The offender received a citation for breaking a traffic signal.
  2. In the probate case, the executor received a citation to adhere to the process.
  3. The lawyer strengthened her argument by giving a citation of a previously settled case.

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