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periodical

noun [C] uk   /ˌpɪə.riˈɒd.ɪ.kəl/ us    /ˌpɪr.iˈɑː.dɪ-/
a magazine or newspaper, especially on a serious subject, that is published regularly: She has written for several legal periodicals.Newspapers and magazines
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