How to Cite a Dictionary in MLA 7

Dictionary – Definitions in print, on a website, or on an online database.


Autocite a Dictionary Entry in MLA Format

Citing a dictionary entry from a website

Structure:

Author Last, First M. “Entry Name.” Def.Number.Website Title. Ed. First M. Last. Comp. First M. Last. Trans. First M. Last. Publisher/Sponsor, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

Contributor Note: Not all types of contributors will be relevant to each entry.

Date Note: The date of publication may not be available. If there is no date of publication, put (n.d.) in place of the date.

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Example:

“Food baby.” Def.1. OxfordDictionaries.com. Oxford Dictionaries, Aug. 2013. Web. 24 Sept. 2011.


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