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