Meaning of “magazine” in the English Dictionary

"magazine" in British English

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magazinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmæɡ.əˈziːn/ us /ˌmæɡ.əˈziːn/

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

(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 thin book with a paper cover that is published regularly and usually contains articles and photographs:

a weekly/monthly magazine

A magazine on television is a regularly broadcast program that reports about news events or other true stories.

(Definition of “magazine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"magazine" in Business English

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magazinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmæɡəˈziːn/ us informal mag MARKETING

a thin book with large pages and a paper cover 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 leading weekly news magazine.
copy/edition/issue of a magazine Her article appears in the current issue of the magazine.

(Definition of “magazine” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)