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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 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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)
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