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gazette

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noun ga·zette \gə-ˈzet\

Definition of gazette

  1. 1 :  newspaper

  2. 2 :  an official journal

  3. 3 British :  an announcement in an official gazette



Examples of gazette

  1. <picked up the monthly car-buyer's gazette when he was in town>



Origin of gazette

French, from Italian gazetta


First Known Use: circa 1598


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gazette

verb ga·zette

Definition of gazette

ga·zett·edga·zett·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly British :  to announce or publish in a gazette

  3. 2 British :  to announce the appointment or status of in an official gazette



1678

First Known Use of gazette

1678


GAZETTE Defined for Kids

gazette

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noun ga·zette \gə-ˈzet\

Definition of gazette

  1. 1 :  newspaper

  2. 2 :  a journal giving official information





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