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Meaning of “magazine” in the English Dictionary

"magazine" in British English

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magazinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmæɡ.əˈziːn/
  • magazine noun [C] (BOOK)

A2 (informal mag) a ​type of ​thinbook with ​largepages and a ​papercover that ​containsarticles 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
(Definition of magazine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"magazine" in American English

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magazinenoun [C]

 us   /ˌmæɡ·əˈzin/
a ​type of ​thinbook with a ​papercover that is ​publishedregularly and usually ​containsarticles and ​photographs: a ​weekly/​monthly magazine A magazine on ​television is a ​regularlybroadcastprogram that ​reports about ​newsevents or other ​truestories.
(Definition of magazine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"magazine" in Business English

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magazinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmæɡəˈziːn/ ( informal mag) MARKETING
a ​thinbook with large ​pages and a ​papercover which contains ​articles and photographs and is ​published every week or month: launch/produce/run a magazine We ​plan to ​launch a new magazine next ​year.edit/print/publish a magazine The magazine is ​published fortnightly.men's/women's magazines She has written for several women's magazines. I mainly read music magazines.a business/industry/specialist magazine The ​event was ​advertised in ​industry magazines.a fashion/glossy/lifestyle magazine She appeared in the ​fashion magazine, Vogue.a weekly/bi-monthly/monthly magazine He's the ​editor of a ​leadingweeklynews magazine.copy/edition/issue of a magazine Her ​article appears in the ​currentissue of the magazine.
(Definition of magazine from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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