### thebibliography

 \begin{thebibliography}{widest-label}
\bibitem[label]{cite_key}
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\end{thebibliography}


The thebibliography environment produces a bibliography or reference list. In the article style, this reference list is labelled "References"; in the report style, it is labelled "Bibliography".

• widest-label: Text that, when printed, is approximately as wide as the widest item label produces by the \bibitem commands.