gazette

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1605; borrowed from French gazette, from Italian gazzetta, from Venetian gazeta, from gazeta dele novità (literally a gazeta (halfpenny) of news), named for the cost (one gazeta) of the newspaper. Compare penny dreadful, dime novel. See gazzetta for more.

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gazette (plural gazettes)

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

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  • Kikuyu: ngathĩti
  • Maori: kāhiti
  • Swahili: gazeti

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. (Britain) To announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has articles on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Italian gazzetta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡa.zɛt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gazette f (plural gazettes)

  1. gazette

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West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French gazette.

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gazette f

  1. newspaper (printed sheet published periodically)