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reference

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noun
1 noun mentioning sb, sthtagairt fem3  c m uthe historical references need to be understood ní mór na tagairtí stairiúla a thuiscintthere was a passing reference made to her rinneadh tagairt fhánach di, luadh go fánach í 2 noun especially EMPL statement of suitability for jobteistiméireacht fem3  c m uto give sb a reference teistiméireacht a thabhairt do dhuine
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3 noun especially EMPL refereemoltóir masc3  c m u 4 noun observing to get informationtagairt fem3  c m ukeep your notes for future reference coinnigh do chuid nótaí le go mbeidh tú in ann tagairt dóibh arís, coimeád do chuid nótaí ar eagla go dteastóidís arís uaitthe sources are available in the library for reference tá na foinsí ar fáil sa leabharlann le haghaidh tagartha 5 noun especially GEOG on map etc: locationtagairt fem3  c m u 6 noun (also reference number) especially COMM, BUS-ADM identifying booking etctagairt fem3  c m uuimhir thagartha 7 noun ED, PUBL sources cited in essay etctagairt fem3  c m ucheck your references seiceáil do chuid tagairtí
adjective
8 adjective ED giving informationtagartha  c m ureference collection cnuasach tagartha
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9 verb mention in book etc TRANSITIVEluaigh verb  c m utagairt a dhéanamh dohe referenced him in the article luaigh sé é san alt, rinne sé tagairt dó san alt 10 verb ED, PUBL cite a source used in essay etc TRANSITIVEtagair do PhrV  c m utagairt a dhéanamh dosources should be referenced ba cheart tagairt d'fhoinsí 11 verb COMP to computer data TRANSITIVEtagair do PhrV  c m ueverything is clearly referenced in the folder tagraítear go soiléir do gach rud sa chomhad, déantar tagairt shoiléir do gach rud sa chomhad
phrases

with reference to

1 in formal writingmaidir lei dtaca lein reference to your letter maidir le do litir 2 referring toag tagairt doit's best explained with reference to examples is fearr é a mhíniú le tagairtí do shamplaí, is fearr é a mhíniú trí shamplaí a lua

without reference to

1 without considering, mentioningwe take all children without reference to religion glacaimid le gach leanbh beag beann ar reiligiún, glacaimid le gach leanbh gan tagairt do reiligiún 2 without consultingmake up your own mind without reference to your friends déan suas d'intinn féin beag beann ar do chairde, déan suas d'intinn féin gan bacadh le do chairde