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cite

  
  ( cites    3rd person present)   ( citing    present participle)   ( cited    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you cite something, you quote it or mention it, especially as an example or proof of what you are saying.  
FORMAL   She cites a favourite poem by George Herbert...      V n  
I am merely citing his reaction as typical of British industry...      V n as adj/n  
Spain was cited as the most popular holiday destination.      V n as adj/n  
2       verb   To cite a person means to officially name them in a legal case. To cite a reason or cause means to state it as the official reason for your case.  
They cited Alex's refusal to return to the marital home...      V n  
Three admirals and a top Navy civilian will be cited for failing to act on reports of sexual assaults.      be V-ed for -ing  
3       verb   If someone is cited, they are officially ordered to appear before a court.  
  (AM, LEGAL)  
The judge ruled a mistrial and cited the prosecutors for outrageous misconduct.      V n  
in BRIT, use be summonsed     
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See also:

citadel, citizen, cistern, city

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
a willingness to believe in the absence of sufficient evidence, or contrary to the evidence.
this could cover all instances of use of the word 'faith'.
n.
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
o.
The discovery of admissible evidence using techniques with computers and electronic digital devices is called cyber forensics
[Tech.] presentation of discovered data as evidence in court
v.
the secretary of state is required by the police and criminal evidence act to make provision by regulations for recording, in national police records, convictions and cautions for such offences as are required.
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"

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