Get referenceDefinition

Namespace: microsoft.graph.industryData


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Read the properties and relationships of a referenceDefinition object.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) IndustryData-ReferenceDefinition.Read.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application IndustryData-ReferenceDefinition.Read.All

HTTP request

GET /external/industryData/referenceDefinitions/{referenceDefinitionId}

Optional query parameters

This method supports some of the OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a microsoft.graph.industryData.referenceDefinition object in the response body.



The following is an example of a request.



The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

  "code": "01",
  "createdDateTime": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z",
  "id": "RefAcademicSubject-01",
  "isDisabled": false,
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z",
  "referenceType": "RefAcademicSubject",
  "sortIndex": 10,
  "source": ""