English translation of 'citer'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. [un auteur] to quote ⧫ to quote from
2. (= nommer) to name
Je ne veux citer personne. I don’t want to name names.
citer en exemple to hold up as an example
3. (Law) to summon
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Example Sentences Including 'citer'
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J'ai saisi à plusieurs reprises la Commission de déontologie des forces de sécurité et je vais juste vous citer un exemple.Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Je lui demandai de me citer les villes internationales qu'il connaissait dans six pays européens.Le Big Bang des organisations
L'accusation a maintenant quatre mois pour le citer régulièrement.Le Monde (1999)
Un ami de classe ne put que lui citer Balzac où il l'avait lu, mais un autre lui en expliqua la véritable signification.Les moulins à nuages
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'citer' in Other Languages
British English: quote /kwəʊt/ VERB
If you quote something, you repeat what someone has written or said. If you quote someone as saying something, you repeat what they have written or said.
She quoted a line from the book.
The reporter quoted from the letter.
- American English: quote
- Arabic: يَقْتَبِسُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: citar
- Chinese: 引用
- Croatian: citirati
- Czech: citovat
- Danish: citere
- Dutch: citeren
- European Spanish: citar
- Finnish: siteerata
- French: citer
- German: zitieren
- Greek: παραθέτω
- Italian: citare
- Japanese: 引用する
- Korean: 인용하다
- Norwegian: sitere
- Polish: zacytować
- European Portuguese: citar
- Romanian: a cita
- Russian: цитировать
- Spanish: citar
- Swedish: citera
- Thai: อ้างอิง
- Turkish: alıntı yapmak
- Ukrainian: цитувати
- Vietnamese: trích dẫn
British English: cite VERB
If you cite something, you quote it or mention it, especially as an example or proof of what you are saying.
She cited several examples of messages that had affected her.
Translation of citer from the Collins French to English
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