Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Harvard - Cardiff University style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Harvard - Cardiff University style

Cite A Dictionary entry in Harvard - Cardiff University style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the Harvard - Cardiff University citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Harvard - Cardiff University style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. Year Published. Title. Publication Title, p. Pages Used. Available at: http://Website URL [Accessed: Date Accessed].

Example:

Anon 2014. Madness. Apple Dictionary.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

madness |ˈmadnɪs|
noun [ mass noun ]
the state of having a serious mental illness. in his madness he destroyed the work of years.
• extremely foolish behaviour: it is madness to allow children to roam around after dark | [ count noun ] : the new laws are a madness.
• a state of wild or chaotic activity: at midnight it's absolute madness in here. (Anon 2014)

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