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1. The act of citing.
a. A quotation of or explicit reference to a source for substantiation, as in a scholarly paper.
b. Law A reference to a previous court decision or other authority for a point of law, usually by case title and other information.
3. Enumeration or mention, as of facts, especially:
a. An official commendation for meritorious action, especially in military service: a citation for bravery.
b. A formal statement of the accomplishments of one being honored with an academic degree.
4. An official summons, especially one calling for appearance in court.

ci·ta′tion·al adj.
ci′ta·to′ry (sī′tə-tôr′ē) adj.


pertaining to citation
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Twitter users were quick to comment on Trump's citational error, and honed in on the second part of his tweet that read: "We must keep America safe
Cavafy, and Jack Spicer and the poetics of citational correspondences.
In thinking about this as a methodology of "inheritance stories," I examined my own life and immediately came up with five ways of conceptualizing inheritance: Objects & Heirlooms, Spiritual, Gestures & Genetics, Citations (intellectual inheritances, citational practices), and Land (inheritor of Treaty 7).
These enactments of gender are not singular; central to Butler's theory is that they are a "reiterative act, a citational practice where discourse produces the effects that it names," (7) which creates the illusion of coherency.
Their choice to remain anonymous as they rearrange what they call "loan words" raises important questions for the entire field of citational and conceptual poetics--which includes word-borrowers of many stripes--about sources, sourcelessness, and what sorts of realities inhere in projects of linguistic remediation.
This process of collective reconstitution is expressed, moreover, in the discursive make-up of the poem, which relies extensively on citational practices aligned with what Rivera Garza has described as a poetics of disapropriation.
Like that of many painters seeking to replicate the conditions of our hypernetworked moment--its recombinatory and citational visual culture, and the material disconnect between the depths of seemingly infinite information and the flat, hard reality of a screen--Caitlin Keogh's methodology is something of an ahistorical exquisite corpse.
Rather than make substantial edits to turn my talk into a formal academic article, with all of the usual citational practices that go along with that, I've decided to keep the style and spirit of my words as they were presented.
This citational fluidity, as with the current of Black Atlas overall, collapses borders, expanding horizons for critical inquiry into geographic literacy.
He congratulated the book writer Zafarullah Khan, adding that the book would be a useful reference and citational value for researchers, students and even legislators working on the subject.
Judith Butler coined the term performativity "not as a singular act, but rather, as the reiterative and citational practice by which discourse produces the effects it names; performativity is a renewable action without clear origin or end; the subject is not constrained by its originating context" (Butler Bodies that Matter 234).
2001), Swales (2012) found that citational uptake is incremental and various factors affect an article's success.