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Main Entry: 1ref·er·ence
Pronunciation: ref-rn(t)s, ref-(-)rn(t)s
Function: noun 1: the act of referring 2: a relation to or concern with something : RESPECT <with reference to what was said> 3 a: a remark referring to something : ALLUSION <made reference to our agreement> b: a sign or indication referring a reader to another book or portion of a written work c: use as sources of information <volumes for ready reference> 4 a: a person to whom questions as to another person's honesty or ability can be addressed b: a statement of the qualifications of a person seeking employment or appointment given by someone familiar with them c: a book, document, or portion of a written work to which a reader is referred