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"journal" in British English

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journalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.nəl/ us   /ˈdʒɝː.nəl/
  • journal noun [C] (MAGAZINE)

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  • journal noun [C] (DIARY)

C2 a written record of what you have done each day, sometimes including your private thoughts and feelings: She kept a travel journal during her trip to South America.
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(Definition of journal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"journal" in American English

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journalnoun [C]

us   /ˈdʒɜr·nəl/
  • journal noun [C] (MAGAZINE)

a magazine or newspaper, esp. one that deals with a particular subject: a scientific journal The Wall Street Journal
  • journal noun [C] (RECORD)

writing a record of what you have done, or of descriptions or thoughts, written each day or frequently over a long period; a diary: He kept a journal for over 50 years.
(Definition of journal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"journal" in Business English

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journalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɜːnəl/ us  
COMMUNICATIONS a magazine, newspaper, or website containing news and information about a particular industry or profession: a medical/scientific journal A new online medical journal devoted to neglected tropical diseases was founded last week. a trade/industry/professional journal the Wall Street Journal
ACCOUNTING one of the books in which records of a company's financial activities are recorded, for example, what they buy and sell
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(Definition of journal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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