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How to cite and reference an online dictionary entry in APA Style?

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Please follow the format shown on page 205, example #30, in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (American Psychological Association, 2010) for an entry in an online reference work without an author or editor. For example:

Emotional intelligence. (n.d.). In Oxford English dictionary. Retrieved from

In-text citation: ("Emotional intelligence", n.d., para. 2)


American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

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