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[chit] /tʃɪt/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
pure consciousness.
Compare Sat-cit-ananda.
Origin of cit
< Sanskrit

cit.

1.
2.
cited.
3.
4.

C.I.T.

1.
counselor in training.
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  • The history of the cit is the history of Paris, almost the history of France.

    A Wanderer in Paris E. V. Lucas
  • If a retired cit could be transformed into a house, such is the house he would be.

    Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Everything in the cit is little; you can walk round the walls in twenty minutes.

  • He would not take the crown; Therefore 't is certain he was not ambitious.1201 cit.

  • The cit Frochot is shut in by low stone walls, topped by grating round which creepers intertwine.

    The Exploits of Juve Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
  • I should lose no time in saying that restoration is the great mark of the cit.

British Dictionary definitions for cit

CIT

abbreviation (in New Zealand)
1.
Central Institute of Technology

cit.

abbreviation
1.
citation
2.
cited
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Word Origin and History for cit
n.

colloquial shortening of citizen, 1640s; contrasted to a countryman or a gentleman, usually with some measure of opprobrium (Johnson defines it as "A pert low townsman; a pragmatical trader").

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Related Abbreviations for cit

CIT

1.
California Institute of Technology
2.
Carnegie Institute of Technology
3.
circumstellar imaging telescope
4.
computer integrated telephony

cit.

1.
citation
2.
cited
3.
citizen
4.
citrate
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