op. cit.

[op sit]

in the work cited.

Nearby words

  1. op art,
  2. op-,
  3. op-ed,
  4. op-shop,
  5. op.,
  6. opa,
  7. opa-locka,
  8. opacification,
  9. opacify,
  10. opacity

Origin of op. cit.

From the Latin word opere citātō

Can be confusedibid. ibidem idem op. cit.

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British Dictionary definitions for op. cit.

op. cit.

abbreviation for (in textual annotations)

opere citato

Word Origin for op. cit.

Latin: in the work cited

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Word Origin and History for op. cit.

op. cit.

abbreviation of Latin opus citatum, literally "the work quoted."

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