from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A newspaper.
- noun An official journal.
- noun Chiefly British An announcement in an official journal.
- transitive verb Chiefly British To announce or publish in an official journal or in a newspaper.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A newspaper; a sheet of paper containing an account of current events and transactions: often used as the specific name of a newspaper.
- noun Specifically, one of the three official newspapers of Great Britain, published in London (semi-weekly, first established at Oxford in 1665), Edinburgh, and Dublin, containing, among other things, lists of appointments and promotions in all branches of the public service, and of public honors awarded, and also lists of persons declared bankrupt.
- noun Hence An official or authoritative report or announcement in or as if in the Gazette.
- To insert in a gazette; announce or publish in a gazette—specifically, in one of the three official Gazettes of Great Britain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; esp., the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
- transitive verb To announce or publish in a gazette; to announce officially, as an appointment, or a case of bankruptcy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
- verb To publish in a gazette
- verb UK to announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb publish in a gazette
- noun a newspaper or official journal
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
In the year 1531, a newspaper was printed at Venice, for which the price charged was a Venetian coin called gazetta; and hence is derived our word gazette; the name of the coin having been transferred to the paper. 1
The gazette is the last stop for draft laws before reaching parliament, where President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zimbabwe African
It says the measure will come into force after its publication in the official gazette, which is expected "imminently".
And what gives this cop the right to call the gazette reporter after giving him a ticket for BREAKING THE LAW and tell him to rip it up?
The first "gazette" was watched for with straining eyes, and naturally would follow aching hearts; for disappointment here first sowed the dragon's teeth that were to spring into armed opponents of the unappreciative power.
This word "gazette" makes its appeal, too, curiously enough, to those who christen country papers; and trade journals have much of the intimate charm of country papers.
Finally the office of Gazetteer was abolished, and any man who wished might issue a "gazette," provided he kept within proper bounds.
He served me as a kind of gazette of all that passed with the princesses, in whose opinion I had still the misfortune not to be in the very highest estimation.
The following "gazette" appeared in the _Moniteur_: --
(though it is an engaging thing, I think) the word "gazette" is the great word among the titles of trade journals.