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.
  8. (television) A collection of Teletext pages.
    • 1983, Channels of Communications (volume 3, page 41)
      Most teletext "magazines" contain about 100 pages of information, typically including news headlines, weather reports, sports scores, video games, and stock prices.
    • 1984, Telecommunications (volume 18, page 89)
      The operator is able to build Teletext magazines of, typically, 100 pages per magazine, specify transmission times []

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English magazine. The neuter gender is due to magazijn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.ɡəˌziːn/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ga‧zi‧ne

Noun[edit]

magazine n (plural magazines)

  1. magazine (periodical publication)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English magazine, 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). Doublet of magasin.

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magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. magazine (periodical publication)
    Synonyms: revue, périodique

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Italian[edit]

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English magazine

Noun[edit]

magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. magazine (publication, especially the supplement of a newspaper)
    Synonym: rivista

Further reading[edit]

  • magazine in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

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magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. department store (store containing many departments)
    Synonym: loja de departamento

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

magazine n pl

  1. plural of magazin