abbreviation for
  1. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

Words Nearby CITES

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How to use CITES in a sentence

  • Our author CITES likewise some of her accusers, and considers most of the current sayings against her as apocryphal.

    Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
  • Mr. Leaf suggests that the white colour represents "a corslet not of metal but of linen," and CITES Iliad, II.

    Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
  • In proof, Mr. Ridgeway CITES the axes and knives already mentioned—which are not spears or swords, and are sometimes of bronze.

    Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
  • Herr Kerlen CITES the sympathy accorded in this country to the Kerensky revolution.

  • He CITES and opposes a solution frequently given in the middle ages of the problem of evil.