Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in CU Harvard style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in CU Harvard style

Cite A Dictionary entry in CU Harvard style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the CU Harvard 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 CU Harvard 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'. in Publication Title [online] City: Publisher, Pages Used. available from <http://Website URL> [Date Accessed]


Anon. (2014) 1st edn. available from <> [16 October 2014]

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


Debt to a government incurred by a tax payer as accrued or assessed taxes. Tax liability is shown as a short-term liability in financial statements, and takes precedence over all other liabilities. (Anon. 2014)

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