gazette

Contents

EnglishEdit

English Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia en

EtymologyEdit

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); see it for more. The Venetian gazeta (newspaper) cost a gazeta (coin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gazette ‎(plural gazettes)

  1. A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

gazette ‎(third-person singular simple present gazettes, present participle gazetting, simple past and past participle gazetted)

  1. To publish in a gazette
  2. (Britain) to announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.

TranslationsEdit

Related termsEdit


FrenchEdit

French Wikipedia has articles on:

Wikipedia fr

EtymologyEdit

From Italian gazzetta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gazette f ‎(plural gazettes)

  1. gazette

DescendantsEdit

External linksEdit

Read in another language