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cite an example (=mention an example )
▪ The report cites the example of Sweden, where there is a complete ban on advertising on children's television.
▪ Lieberman's experiment cited above suggests that acoustic clarity decreases with predictability from context.
▪ Longobardi provides Leibniz with accurate translations or paraphrases of the Analects passages cited above.
▪ The International Law Commission finally accepted the Article in the form cited above.
▪ No respondent generalised on a scale anything like that of the authors cited above.
▪ The theme of discretion has been a particular concern of the author's work cited above.
▪ The observations cited above as constituting problems are only problematic in the light of some theory.
▪ Indeed, some of the individuals cited above would unquestionably find themselves at odds with certain of our conclusions.
▪ It is perhaps not surprising that authors such as those cited above should couch their explanations largely in terms of pharmacological developments.
▪ Cronyism, bribery and dishonesty were also cited.
▪ Opponents also cite the city government as an example of where elected officials have abdicated their power to the appointed staff.
▪ They also cited the piracy issue.
▪ Twenty of the protesters were also cited for resisting arrest.
▪ The panel also cited Wright for accepting gifts and benefits from a Fort Worth developer.
▪ She also cites the tradition of allowing federal law to set the rate.
▪ Nisbett and Cohen also cite experiments they conducted using male students at the University of Michigan.
▪ Note the similarity with the techniques cited earlier that are used in other outstanding businesses.
▪ However Matthew 18:15, cited earlier, tells us that is our responsibility when things are going wrong.
▪ It can be explained by citing earlier physical differences; perhaps Jones jogged while Smith smoked.
▪ In addition he records Clovis's concern for the property of the catholic Church, again citing earlier hagiographical texts in support of his case.
▪ Futility and anticipation of poor quality of life were the reasons most frequently cited by medical staff.
▪ Long-term unemployment by men and the high cost of child care are among the most frequently cited reasons for the increase.
▪ Companies that change factors or move back to handling their own invoices frequently cite poor quality of service.
▪ Most frequently cited is the work of Margaret Mead, perhaps the paramount genius in her field.
▪ His fellow Black power advocate John Carlos is also frequently cited as a major influence.
▪ A frequently cited study conducted in Los Angeles yielded some interesting results concerning noise and how it disturbs sleep.
▪ For example a maximum glare index of 16 is frequently cited.
▪ Publishers frequently cite this as a reason for not really getting behind the sale, and putting better titles into it.
▪ The great individualists so often cited to show the value of personal freedom have owed their successes to earlier social environments.
▪ Alexander often cites the company, Child Care Inc., in his campaign speeches to emphasize his entrepreneurial skills.
▪ Product champions are almost essential and the role of Alastair Pilkington in the float process is often cited in this respect.
▪ Co., Premium is often cited as a model of how hogs will be raised in the future.
▪ One advantage often cited is the choice of courses offered by private institutions and the individual attention that professors lavish on students.
▪ General deterrence theory is often cited to justify punishments, sometimes in specific cases.
▪ Ministerial accountability to Parliament is often cited as a stumbling block, but it is not insurmountable.
▪ Steele v. Williams and Hooper v. Exeter Corporation were cited in argument, but no reference to them appears in the judgments.
▪ And the license was denied, though not on the grounds we cited, because our argument raised constitutional issues.
▪ No cases are referred to in the judgments or were cited in argument.
▪ He regarded the case as governed by Morgan v. Palmer, 2 B. &038; C. 729, which was cited in argument.
▪ They did, however, cite the arguments of those who did.
▪ A number of similar cases could be cited. 3.
▪ In any case the previously cited figures of 30 or 44 percent represent the maximum picture of monosyllabism for single characters.
▪ In fact, the complainant in the case Samaraweera cites was knowledgeable about court procedure.
▪ A similar case is cited by Ulpian.
▪ The case has been cited as showing the power of intention in trusts, as Iavolenus allows the uncle the estate.
▪ The recent death sentence on a high-ranking official is cited as evidence that corruption is at last being taken seriously.
▪ Superficially, this could be cited as evidence of progressive social change.
▪ I am surprised that he did not cite as evidence in support of his case the moral philosophy of his own Monklands District Council.
▪ He cites evidence from the developing nervous system.
▪ Pearl's low dividend yield is cited as evidence.
▪ The State Department has cited these findings as evidence of deliberate attack.
▪ Despite their claim that their argument is supported by historical evidence, Coakley and Hughes do not cite any supporting historical evidence.
▪ Rymer's Edgar is cited as evidence that the critic of tragedy couldn't write one himself.
▪ More difficult to specify is product design though many examples are cited in the literature.
▪ Quite as many examples could be cited in which cutting-off and the decentralization of composition was avoided.
▪ There are many similar examples that could be cited.
▪ One example Luchian cited involves adjustable speed-limit signs on the new highways.
▪ Just a few examples may be cited to highlight this problem.
▪ It is crucial to the story that the practical examples of change cited here were ordered by the federal government.
▪ The same argument applies to the example Gandhi cites of the madman who kills indiscriminately.
▪ There were many more examples we could have cited.
▪ The length of stay and conditions have been cited as key factors behind a recent surge in violence, escapes and riots.
▪ Drug use and inattention by lawyer Richard Horwitz were cited as factors in that crash.
▪ Mr Hibberd refused, citing state laws that allow a journalist to protect a source.
▪ Family services officials refused Sunday to comment on the incident, citing state confidentiality laws that preclude them from discussing specific cases.
▪ Bell, like Fisher and Clark before him, cites Engel's Law in support of this shift in demand.
▪ Other reasons given for not doing courses were varied and were only cited a small number of times.
▪ They cite numbers and percentages of casualties, they give names of comrades who lost eyesight and limbs.
▪ The environmental groups cite a number of examples of inappropriate use of the funds.
▪ The recent death sentence on a high-ranking official is cited as evidence that corruption is at last being taken seriously.
▪ Center officials cite even more grim statistics.
▪ Hospital officials declined comment, citing a policy against discussing patients.
▪ Knox J. in his judgment cited a passage from the speech of Lord Wilberforce starting at p. 1025D.
▪ He cited Scripture passages in support of his treatment of me.
▪ He then cited the passage from Story, Equity Jurisprudence and made the comment to which I have already referred.
▪ Clinton cited the passage in his inaugural address and the State of the Union.
▪ One could cite numerous other passages where both terms are employed, but none is plainer than this one.
▪ I need not cite the passage that contains that finding because Sir Stephen Brown P. has already cited it.
▪ The deficit and unemployment each got top billing from 8 percent; 6 percent cited the economy and 5 percent named drugs.
▪ The observations cited above as constituting problems are only problematic in the light of some theory.
▪ Even some analysts who have serious reservations about enlargement cite a potential credibility problem if the initiative is halted.
▪ In Kharkov and Poltava lack of fuel was cited as the worst problem of all.
▪ Just a few examples may be cited to highlight this problem.
▪ Kizziar, for one, was against offering public sale of passes, citing the logistics problem.
▪ The postponement of the conference was cited as a reason for the extension of the transition period.
▪ Long-term unemployment by men and the high cost of child care are among the most frequently cited reasons for the increase.
▪ The software company's propriety was cited as the chief reason for Camelot's initial exclusion from the final bidding round.
▪ His campaign chairman, Vernon Lewis, stepped down at the end of July without citing a reason for his resignation.
▪ They found that 40% of highly cited papers were cited for historical reasons, but 60% were still actively being used.
▪ Death penalty supporters usually cite two reasons, beyond preventing crime, for their position.
▪ For 56 per cent this was down to time constraints, whilst 33 per cent cited cost as the reason.
▪ The fact that it was childless was cited as one reason for its collapse.
▪ Another mistake, the report cited, was the order by then-Vice Adm.
▪ If a phrase is noteworthy then acknowledge the copying with speech marks and cite the source.
▪ It cited sources close to rebel leader Radovan Karadzic.
▪ But he cites his sources, and after a while the sources themselves become part of the excitement.
▪ An industry insider, declining to cite a source, says 1 million scanners were sold in 1995.
▪ However, a detailed version appeared in another newspaper yesterday, which cited banking sources in the City.
▪ Characteristically, he does not cite any source for this assertion.
▪ Brothers Older brothers were cited several times as sources of inspiration and support.
▪ This paper describes Individual and Group Cognitive Therapy with depressed clients and cites two recent outcome studies.
▪ Fox cited another study that reported that the need for information technology workers could reach 750, 000.
▪ One widely cited study has suggested that piano training at age 3 may improve some academic test scores.
▪ For instance, she cited studies that had been extensively discredited methodologically as though they had not been.
▪ Doctors are required to cite a study confirming any medical benefits of the drug and provide a written prescription.
▪ But the task force, citing the Everson study, accepted the recommendation that the reading test be extended fifteen minutes.
▪ A frequently cited study conducted in Los Angeles yielded some interesting results concerning noise and how it disturbs sleep.
▪ Britain is often cited as an example of a declining industrial power.
▪ I can cite several recent racial attacks which prove my point.
▪ The report contained details of the poison gas and cited examples of accidents involving it.
▪ Davis cites Bureau of Labor projections: more than 1.25 million jobs in these sectors will be created each year through 2006.
▪ However Matthew 18:15, cited earlier, tells us that is our responsibility when things are going wrong.
▪ Many a case can be cited where business strategies of this kind have utterly failed.
▪ Mosk, though a loyal liberal Democrat, demurred, citing the right of free political association.
▪ Opponents of missile defense will cite the miss as proof that politics has been driving the development schedule.
The Collaborative International Dictionary


Cite \Cite\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cited; p. pr. & vb. n. Citing] [F. citer, fr. L. citare, intens. of cire, ci[=e]re, to put in motion, to excite; akin to Gr.? to go, Skr. ? to sharpen.]

  1. To call upon officially or authoritatively to appear, as before a court; to summon.

    The cited dead, Of all past ages, to the general doom Shall hasten.

    Cited by finger of God.
    --De Quincey.

  2. To urge; to enjoin. [R.]

  3. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.

    The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

  4. To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation.

    The imperfections which you have cited.

  5. To bespeak; to indicate. [Obs.]

    Aged honor cites a virtuous youth.

  6. (Law) To notify of a proceeding in court.

    Syn: To quote; mention, name; refer to; adduce; select; call; summon. See Quote.


Cité (Paris Métro)

Cité is a metro station on Line 4 of the Paris Métro in the 4th arrondissement of Paris.


Cité may refer to:

  • City, large and permanent human settlement
  • Housing estate, a group of homes and other buildings built together as a single development
  • Île de la Cité, an island on the Seine, older center of Paris
  • Cité (Paris Métro), the metro station on this island called Île de la Cité
  • Cité (Quebec), type of municipalities in Quebec
  • La Cité-Limoilou, borough of Quebec City
  • CITE-FM, a Montreal radio station

Cite (magazine)

Cite: The Architecture and Design Magazine of Houston is a quarterly magazine published by the Rice Design Alliance.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary


mid-15c., "to summon," from Old French citer "to summon" (14c.), from Latin citare "to summon, urge, call; put in sudden motion, call forward; rouse, excite," frequentative of ciere "to move, set in motion, stir, rouse, call, invite" from PIE root *keie- "to set in motion, to move to and fro" (cognates: Sanskrit cyavate "stirs himself, goes;" Greek kinein "to move, set in motion; change, stir up," kinymai "move myself;" Gothic haitan "call, be called;" Old English hatan "command, call"). Sense of "calling forth a passage of writing" is first attested 1530s. Related: Cited; citing.



  1. v. make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention" [syn: mention, advert, bring up, name, refer]

  2. commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements" [syn: mention]

  3. refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work" [syn: reference]

  4. repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her" [syn: quote]

  5. refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior" [syn: quote]

  6. advance evidence for [syn: adduce, abduce]

  7. call in an official matter, such as to attend court [syn: summon, summons]



n. (context informal English) A citation. vb. To quote; to repeat, as a passage from a book, or the words of another.

Usage examples of "cite".

Leichtenstern cites a case of a mamma on the left shoulder nearly under the insertion of the deltoid, and Klob speaks of an acromial accessory mamma situated on the shoulder over the greatest prominence of the deltoid.

Over a century after coca was taxed by the clergy, we still find reports of its satanic influences, and it is just such reports that, blindly cited by later commentators, would help to propagate the myth of coca chewing as a dangerous, addictive habit - a myth that survives to this day.

Nor is the argument of the defendants adequately met by citing isolated cases.

Lyceum and the other places usually cited, are near the middle--what need have we to go further and seek beyond Place, admitting as we do that we refer in every instance to a place?

Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire cites an example of anencephaly which lived a quarter of an hour.

The Order cited no specific statutory authorization, but invoked generally the powers vested in the President by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Miramar, Boman, taking the role of a dutiful disciple, regularly cited Boule as an authority.

It is a rather remarkable fact in connection with the examples of longevity cited that in almost every instance the centenarian is a person in the humblest rank of life.

One is cited by Veronden in which the extraction was two hours after death, a living child resulting, and the other by Blatner in which one hour had elapsed after death, when the child was taken out alive.

They were interpreted as divinations, and were cited as forebodings and examples of wrath, or even as glorifications of the Almighty.

The semi-human creatures were invented or imagined, and cited as the results of bestiality and allied forms of sexual perversion prevalent in those times.

For further information, the reader is referred to the authors cited or to any of the standard treatises on teratology.

A very ancient observation of this kind is cited by Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire.

The older cases were cited as being only a repetition of the process by which Eve was born of Adam.

Gaetano-Nocito, cited by Philipeaux, has the history of a taken with a great pain in the right hypochondrium, and from which issued subsequently fetal bones and a mass of macerated embryo.