Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in MISQ style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in MISQ style

Cite A Dictionary entry in MISQ style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the MISQ 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 MISQ 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', Publication Title,  City: Publisher, p. Pages Used (available at http://Website-Url).


ERLANGER, S. 2015. 'Old Tradition of Secularism Clashes With France’s New Reality',,  (available at; retrieved April 29, 2015).

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


“In theory, laïcité promotes egalitarianism, keeping religious belief private. But critics say that, in practice, it has become a pretext for exclusion and discrimination.” (ERLANGER 2015)

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