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mag·a·zine

magazine

 
 
pronunciation:
mae g zin
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a printed collection of stories, pictures, articles, and advertisements. Magazines come out weekly, monthly, or at some other regular period of time.
He forgot to renew his subscription to his favorite sports magazine.
 
synonyms:
periodical
similar words:
journal, monthly, pulp, weekly
definition 2: the part of a gun that holds the bullets.
similar words:
chamber
Word History
Magazine comes from an Arabic word that means "storehouse."
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