Definition of “periodical” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “periodical” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“periodical” in American English

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periodicalnoun [ C ]

us /ˌpɪər·iˈɑd·ɪ·kəl/

a magazine that is published regularly:

The library subscribes to a number of periodicals dealing with the arts and sciences.

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“periodical” in Business English

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periodicalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpɪəriˈɒdɪkəl/ us

a magazine or newspaper, especially on a serious or technical subject, that is published regularly:

It is a small publishing company specializing in periodicals for professionals in the field of transportation.

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