An example of a citation is when a police officer writes you a traffic ticket.
An example of citation is when you quote a book author and then provide the name of the author and publication information about the book in a bibliography.
- An official commendation for meritorious action, especially in military service.A citation for bravery.
- A formal statement of the accomplishments of one being honored with an academic degree.
Origin of citation
- From Old French citation.