magazine

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English[edit]

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The cover of the September 19, 1927, issue of Time, a weekly news magazine published in the United States.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French magasin (warehouse, store), from Italian magazzino (storehouse), ultimately from Arabic مَخَازِن‎ pl (maḵāzin), plural of مَخْزَن(maḵzan, storeroom, storehouse), noun of place from خَزَنَ(ḵazana, to store, to stock, to lay up).

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magazine (plural magazines)

  1. A non-academic periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at the fold.
  2. An ammunition storehouse.
  3. A chamber in a firearm enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed into the firearm.
  4. A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
  5. (dated) A country or district especially rich in natural products.
  6. (dated) A city viewed as a marketing center.
  7. (dated) A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English magazine.

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Noun[edit]

magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. magazine (periodical publication)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. department store (store containing many departments)

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Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

magazine n pl

  1. plural of magazin