Reference

  • 1 référence — [ referɑ̃s ] n. f. • v. 1820; angl. reference, même o. que référer I ♦ 1 ♦ Action ou moyen de se référer, de situer par rapport à. Indemnité fixée par référence au traitement. Géom. Système de référence : système d axes et de points par rapport… …

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  • 2 reference — ref‧er‧ence [ˈrefrəns] noun [countable] 1. with reference to formal used to say what you are writing or talking about, especially in business letters: • With reference to your recent advertisement, I am writing to apply for the post of sales… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Reference — Référence Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 4 reference — ref·er·ence / re frəns, fə rəns/ n 1: an act of referring; specif: mention or citation of one document (as a statute) in another a municipality may adopt by reference all or a part of this title Alaska Statutes see also incorporate 2 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Reference — Ref er*ence (r?f ?r ens), n. [See {Refer}.] 1. The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for guidance. [1913 Webster] 2. That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 reference — [ref′ə rəns, ref′rəns] n. 1. a referring or being referred; esp., submission of a problem, dispute, etc. to a person, committee, or authority for settlement 2. relation; connection; regard [in reference to his letter] 3. a) the directing of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 reference — ► NOUN 1) the action of referring to something. 2) a mention or citation of a source of information in a book or article. 3) a letter from a previous employer testifying to someone s ability or reliability, used when applying for a new job. ►… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 reference — see IDEA OF REFERENCE ref·er·ence ref (ə )rən(t)s adj of known potency and used as a standard in the biological assay of a sample of the same drug of unknown strength <a dose of reference cod liver oil> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 reference — [n1] remark, citation advertence, allusion, associating, attributing, bringing up, connecting, hint, implication, indicating, innuendo, insinuation, mention, mentioning, note, plug*, pointing out, quotation, relating, resource, source, stating;… …

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  • 10 reference — testimonial, recommendation, character, *credential …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 Reference — For help in citing references, see Wikipedia:Citing sources. For the Wikipedia Reference Desk, see Wikipedia:Reference desk. Reference is derived from Middle English referren, from Middle French rèférer, from Latin referre, to carry back , formed …

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  • 12 reference — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 mentioning sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ extensive ▪ brief, casual, passing ▪ occasional ▪ frequent, r …

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  • 13 Reference (C++) — In the C++ programming language, a reference is a simple reference datatype that is less powerful but safer than the pointer type inherited from C. The name C++ reference may cause confusion, as in computer science a reference is a general… …

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  • 14 reference — [[t]re̱fərəns[/t]] ♦♦♦ references, referencing, referenced 1) N VAR Reference to someone or something is the act of talking about them or mentioning them. A reference is a particular example of this. He made no reference to any agreement... The… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 reference — n. mention, allusion 1) to make (a) reference (she made no references to her opponents) 2) to contain a reference (the statement contains several references to me) 3) a direct; indirect, oblique reference 4) a reference to (without reference to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 reference — ref|er|ence1 W1S3 [ˈrefərəns] n 1.) [U and C] part of something you say or write in which you mention a person or thing reference to ▪ There is no direct reference to her own childhood in the novel. ▪ The article made no reference to previous… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 reference — I UK [ˈref(ə)rəns] / US noun Word forms reference : singular reference plural references *** 1) [countable/uncountable] a comment that mentions someone or something reference to: The title is apparently a reference to the singer s brother. make… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 reference — ref|er|ence1 [ ref(ə)rəns ] noun *** ▸ 1 mention of someone/something ▸ 2 looking for information ▸ 3 statement about you ▸ 4 phrase from book/poem ▸ 5 a mention in writing ▸ 6 number for finding something ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 reference — noun 1 (C, U) something you say or write that mentions another person or thing (+ to): There is no direct reference to her own childhood in the novel. | make reference to: Winston made no reference to what had happened. | a passing reference (to) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 Référence — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Référence », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot référence correspond à une notion… …

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