Citatory Ci"ta*to*ry, a. [LL. citatirius.] Having the power or form of a citation; as, letters citatory. [1913 Webster]

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  • citatory — ˈsīd.əˌtōrē adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin citatorius, from Latin citatus + orius ory : relating to citing or summoning : being or constituting a citation or summons letters citatory a body with citatory powers …   Useful english dictionary

  • citatory — See citational. * * * …   Universalium

  • citatory — adjective a) Of or pertaining to citation b) That have the power of a citation, or a summons …   Wiktionary

  • citatory — adj. quoting, citing; of giving praise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • citatory — ci·ta·to·ry …   English syllables

  • Keycite™ — An interactive, computer assisted citatory service that allows legal researchers to verify the validity of a case and to find all references that have cited that case as authority. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.… …   Law dictionary

  • citation — /saɪˈteɪʃən/ (say suy tayshuhn) noun 1. the act of citing or quoting. 2. the quoting of a passage, book, author, etc.; a reference to an authority or a precedent. 3. a passage cited; a quotation. 4. mention or enumeration. 5. call or summons,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • citation —   n. summons; quotation; enumeration.    ♦ citatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • citation — [sī tā′shən] n. [ME citacion < OFr citation < L citatio, a command (in LL, a summoning) < pp. of citare: see CITE] 1. a summons to appear before a court of law 2. the act of citing, or quoting 3. a passage cited; quotation 4. a reference …   English World dictionary

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