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cite someone for something

 
1. to honor someone for doing something; to give someone a citation of honor for doing something good. The town council cited her for bravery. They cited Maria for her courageous act.
2. to charge or arraign someone for breaking a law; to issue a legal citation to someone for breaking a law. An officer cited the driver for driving too fast. The housing department cited the landlord for sanitary violations.
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The report says that different deficiency tags are being used to cite the same problem, surveyors do not consistently cite deficiencies, and states differ on how many deficiencies they will cite for a single problem of noncompliance.
SCL has entered into a letter of intent to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cite for a cash amount to be based upon the net book value of Cite.