reference
noun
  1. the process of mentioning or Dealing with something

    Example

    with reference to your letter of May 25th

  2. a Series of numbers or letters which make it possible to find a document which has been filed

    Examples
    • our reference: PC/MS 1234

    • Thank you for your letter (reference 1234).

  3. a written report on someone's character or ability

    Examples
    • to write someone a reference or to give someone a reference

    • to ask applicants to supply references

    Usage
    to ask a company for trade references or for bank references
    to ask for reports from traders or a bank on the company's financial status and reputation
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