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"journal" in British English

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journalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɜː.nəl/  us   /ˈdʒɝː-/

journal noun [C] (MAGAZINE)

C1 a ​seriousmagazine or ​newspaper that is ​publishedregularly about a ​particularsubject: a ​medical/​trade journal
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journal noun [C] (DIARY)

C2 a written ​record of what you have done each ​day, sometimes ​includingyourprivatethoughts and ​feelings: She kept a ​travel journal during her ​trip to ​SouthAmerica.
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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 ​particularsubject: a ​scientific journal The ​WallStreet 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 ​longperiod; 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   us   /ˈdʒɜːnəl/
COMMUNICATIONS a ​magazine, ​newspaper, or ​website containing ​news and ​information about a particular ​industry or ​profession: a medical/scientific journal A new ​onlinemedical 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 ​financialactivities 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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