Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in AJPS style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in AJPS style

Cite A Dictionary entry in AJPS style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the AJPS 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 AJPS style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'. Publication Title: Pages Used. http://Website-Url (Accessed October 10, 2013).


Bowlby, John. 1988. 9-120 A secure base: Parent-Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development. New York: Routledge.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


Parenting behaviour in humans is certainly not the product of some unvarying parenting instinct, but nor is it reasonable to regard it as the product simply of learning. (Bowlby 1988)

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