gazette

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1605; from French gazette, from Italian gazzetta, from Venetian gazeta dele novità (17th cent.), named for the gazeta ‘halfpenny’ (first minted 1539), diminutive of Latin gāza ‘treasure’, from Ancient Greek γάζα (gáza), from Persian ganj ‘royal treasury’ (mod. گنجینه (ganjineh)). The Venetian gazeta (newspaper) cost a gazeta (coin).

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Noun[edit]

gazette (plural gazettes)

  1. A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.

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Verb[edit]

gazette (third-person singular simple present gazettes, present participle gazetting, simple past and past participle gazetted)

  1. To publish in a gazette
  2. (UK) to announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian gazzetta.

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gazette f (plural gazettes)

  1. gazette

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