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magazine

noun [C] uk   /ˌmæɡ.əˈziːn/ us  

magazine noun [C] (BOOK)

A2 ( informal mag) a type of thin book with large pages and a paper cover that contains articles and photographs and is published every week or month: She has written articles for several women's magazines. a glossy magazine men's mags a magazine rack
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magazine noun [C] (GUNS)

a part of a gun in which cartridges are stored a building in which explosives, weapons, and supplies are kept
Translations of “magazine”
in Korean 잡지…
in Arabic مَجَلّة…
in French magazine, revue, magasin…
in Turkish dergi, magazin, mecmua…
in Italian rivista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 書, 雜誌,期刊…
in Russian журнал…
in Polish pismo, magazyn…
in Spanish revista, tambor, polvorín…
in Portuguese revista…
in German das Magazin, Magazin-……
in Catalan revista…
in Japanese 雑誌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 书, 杂志,期刊…
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