How do you reference Oxford dictionary?

Dictionaries/encyclopaediasIf an encyclopaedia entry has a named author the format for a chapter in a book should be used with the addition of the encyclopaedia volume number.AUTHOR(S) (Year) Title of chapter. If there is no author then the title (e.g. Oxford English dictionary) should be used both within the text and in the reference list.

Who is the author of The Oxford Dictionary?

John Simpson

How do you cite a bibliography Oxford dictionary?

Title of Dictionary, ed. First name, Surname (if known), number edition. (Location: Publisher, Year of publication), s.v. “Title of Entry,” URL if entry came from online source. Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed.

What does SV stand for in citations?

The abbreviation “s.v.” (sub verbo, Latin for “under the word”) is used to identify the article’s title that is not signed (14.232). It may be appropriate to include the author of an entry if the entry is signed (12.232).