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adjective as in quoting

adjective as in referring

noun as in mentioning

noun as in quotation/quote

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Example Sentences

The investigation, cited by the lawmakers who introduced the legislation, also found that school employees sometimes physically restrained children not because there was an emergency but out of frustration or as punishment.

Two outgoing supervisors, on the other hand, cited privacy concerns for their decision to keep the case going.

In that case, the state was refusing to release records on similar grounds as Boeing is refusing to now, citing its role as party to an NTSB investigation.

Supervisor Jim Desmond declined to comment, citing the appeal being in closed session.

So a lot of these studies and I’m not familiar on the one you cited, are actually broader than Twitter.

Earlier in the year, TMZ alleged, citing a police report, that a hotel room spat between the two left Nicki with a busted lip.

The alleged plan was first reported in the British publication Express, citing anonymous security sources.

When the day of the meeting came, Jenkins showed up, but Rahall did not, and sent his campaign manager, citing a “conflict”.

The agency did not answer questions about whether either happened with Spinal Solutions, citing an ongoing investigation.

Oregon led the country with over seven percent of its Kindergarteners citing a non-medical reason for their noncompliance.

Aaron ben Elijah answers these questions by citing the following parallel.

Yet the teacher is conscious only of citing the mechanical rule, and believes this to cover the entire instruction.

Proklus adopts the distinction between divine and human names, citing the authority of Plato in Kratylus.

In the seventeenth century this was an altogether regular way of citing an Italian title.

In a few instances Labb gives additional information about the subject of the book that he is citing.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to citing, such as: announcing, copying, null, naming, reciting, and stating.

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