Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in ASPET style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in ASPET style

Cite A Dictionary entry in ASPET style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the ASPET 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the ASPET style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname Author Initial (Year Published) Title, Publisher, City.


Merseyside Sport (2013) Using Sport to Tackle Social Issues Among Young People Could Save Billions - Merseyside Sport.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


"Out of the seven outcomes during the research period sport had a great result towards alcohol and drug misuse of young people, reducing the risk of abuse by 19 percent, The likelihood of a young person taking part in crime and anti-social behaviour was reduced by 15 per cent and there was a 14 per cent improvement in health and well-being." (Merseyside Sport, 2013)

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