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v. cit·ed, cit·ing, cites
a. To quote or refer to (a book or author, for example) as an authority or example in making an argument.
b. Law To refer to (a previous court decision or other legal precedent), as when arguing a case.
2. To mention or bring forward as support, illustration, or proof: cited several instances of insubordinate behavior.
a. To commend officially for meritorious action in military service.
b. To honor formally.
4. To issue a notice of violation to: was cited by the police for jaywalking.
v.intr. Law
To make reference to a previous court decision. Often used with to: The lower court cited to the Supreme Court decision issued last year.
n. Informal
A citation or quotation.

[Middle English citen, to summon, from Old French citer, from Latin citāre; see keiə- in Indo-European roots.]

cit′a·ble adj.


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His manner abroad had lost its ex- citable watchfulness; it had become puzzled and diffident, as though he had suspected that there was somewhere about him something slightly com- promising, some embarrassing oddity; and yet had remained unable to discover what on earth this something wrong could be.
Indeed, comparing New York and Texas on the one hand with California on the other, one has to wonder how New York can operate its court system with no unpublished opinions from either the court of appeals or the appellate division and no rules against citing the unpublished opinions that it has; (104) or how Texas in 2003 could make all its civil appellate opinions citable; (105) while California, in contrast, issues ninety-three percent of its court of appeal opinions "unpublished" and refuses to allow their citation, (106) If these other populous states can decide their intermediate appellate cases with citable opinions, why can't California?
As in the past, the online publications will be completely citable with volume and page numbers, thus enabling the establishment of priority.
Every file is easily citable with a DataCite DOI allocated at the point of publication and stored under a Creative Commons License.
This article takes no position regarding whether or to what extent judicial opinions that are not officially reported ought be citable as legal precedent.
Institutions can choose to make as little or as much of its research publicly available as its funding mandates require, ensuring that they can take control of all their research outputs - to make them citable, searchable and discoverable.
The citable unpublished cases from the eight territorial circuits that allow citation total some 15,000 per year, while the noncitable cases from the four territorial circuits that ban citation total about half that.
Scientific Data gives credit through a citable publication, for depositing and sharing research data.
The Dryad Digital Repository is a curated resource that makes the data underlying scientific and medical publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable.
figshare is a London-based startup where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, sharable and discoverable manner.
The data also demonstrates that having less access to research papers restricts daily studying time, which in turn is linked to a country's research productivity: The higher the daily studying time, the more citable publications and Nobel Laureates a country produces.
The Thomson Reuters Data Citation Index makes research within the digital universe discoverable, citable and viewable within the context of the output the data has informed.