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cite(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to quote)
a. citar
You must provide a bibliography of the sources cited in your essay.Tienes que facilitar una bibliografía de las fuentes citadas en tu trabajo.
2. (to mention)
a. citar
The councilor said many companies had moved out of the area, and cited a specific example.El concejal dijo que muchas empresas se habían ido de la zona, y citó un ejemplo específico.
b. mencionar
Respondents cited lack of transport facilities as the main disadvantage to living in that part of the country.Los encuestados mencionaron la falta de medios de transporte como la principal desventaja de vivir en esa zona del país.
3. (military; used in passive voice)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Several soldiers were cited for their bravery in action.Varios soldados recibieron una mención de honor por el valor que mostraron en combate.
The commander of the sappers was cited for the valuable work carried out by his men.El comandante de los zapadores recibió una mención honorífica por la valiosa labor realizada por sus hombres.
4. (legal)
a. citar
You are not obliged to be present at the hearing, unless you have been cited to appear.No tienes obligación de asistir a la vista, a no ser que hayas sido citado para comparecer.
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cite
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (quote)
a. citar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
cite [saɪt]
transitive verb
1 (quote) citar
2 (Jur)
he was cited to appear in court lo citaron para que se compareciera ante el tribunal
3 (Mil) mencionar; citar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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