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periodicalnoun [C]

 us   /ˌpɪər·iˈɑd·ɪ·kəl/
a ​magazine that is ​publishedregularly: The ​librarysubscribes to a ​number of periodicals ​dealing with the ​arts and ​sciences.
(Definition of periodical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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periodicalnoun [C]

uk   /ˌpɪə.riˈɒd.ɪ.kəl/  us   /ˌpɪr.iˈɑː.dɪ-/
a ​magazine or ​newspaper, ​especially on a ​serioussubject, that is ​publishedregularly: She has written for several ​legal periodicals.
(Definition of periodical from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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periodicalnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌpɪəriˈɒdɪkəl/
a ​magazine or ​newspaper, especially on a serious or ​technicalsubject, that is ​publishedregularly: It is a ​smallpublishingcompanyspecializing in periodicals for ​professionals in the ​field of ​transportation.
(Definition of periodical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “periodical”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指学术)期刊…
in Turkish dergi, mecmua…
in Russian периодическое издание, журнал…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指學術)期刊…
in Polish czasopismo, periodyk…
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