Gazette meaning

gə-zĕt
A newspaper.
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(chiefly british) To announce or publish in an official journal or in a newspaper.
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A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
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An official journal.
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(chiefly british) An announcement in an official journal.
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A newspaper.
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To publish in a gazette.
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(brit.) Any of various official publications containing announcements and bulletins.
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(brit.) To publish, announce, or list in a gazette.
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(UK) To announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.
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The definition of a gazette is a newspaper.

An example of a gazette is the printed New York Times.

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Origin of gazette

  • French from Italian gazzetta probably from Italian dialectal gazeta a small coin (possibly from the price)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1605; from French gazette, from Italian gazzetta, from Venetian gazeta dele novità (17th cent.), named for the gazeta ‘halfpenny’ (first minted 1539), diminutive of Latin gāza ‘treasure’, from Ancient Greek γάζα (gáza), from Persian ganj ‘royal treasury’ (mod. گنجینه (ganjineh)). The Venetian gazeta (newspaper) cost a gazeta (coin).

    From Wiktionary