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as in:  cited for valor

She was cited for valor in Iraq.
  commend or praise publicly — especially someone in the military
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cite cited cites citing citable
Note that citation is commonly used as the noun form of this verb.

Cite has many reasonably common, but highly diverse senses. Accordingly, it is generally recommended that you just learn the sense (or senses) that currently interest you.
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  • She was cited for valor in Iraq.
  • She was cited for her outstanding achievements.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   cite [4] , recite [1] , recital [2]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Philosophy, History, Public Policy & Politics
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