Definition of gazette in English:

gazette

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noun

  • 1usually in names A journal or newspaper.

    • ‘the Montreal Gazette’
    newspaper, paper, tabloid, broadsheet, journal, periodical, weekly, organ, news-sheet, newsletter, bulletin
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    1. 1.1British An official publication containing lists of government appointments and promotions and other public notices.
      • ‘an announcement in Tuesday's London Gazette will make clear that he is being stripped of the honor’
      newspaper, paper, tabloid, broadsheet, journal, periodical, weekly, organ, news-sheet, newsletter, bulletin
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    2. 1.2 historical A news-sheet.

Pronunciation

gazette

/ɡəˈzet/ /ɡəˈzɛt/

transitive verb

[with object]
  • 1British Announce or publish (something) in an official gazette.

    ‘we will need to gazette the bill if a decision cannot be reached imminently’
    • ‘a gazetted holiday’
    • ‘He also announced that he gazetted a set of norms and standards last week for educators, which he described as a ‘developmental’ rather than a policing exercise.’
    • ‘He earned the respect and friendship of one of the assisting naval officers, a certain Horatio Nelson (who later testified at his trial), and his name was gazetted in the official published reports.’
    • ‘‘The minister agreed not to gazette the restructuring bill until the talks with unions are over,’ he said.’
    • ‘The day was not gazetted as a day-long public holiday, but as a little boy in Melbourne in the 1920s I can remember that, for the two minutes silence at eleven o'clock, a total hush covered the entire metropolis.’
    • ‘The real sting in the new Bill when it was finally gazetted was the attack on the organisations concerned with human rights and governance.’
    • ‘The Minister now, for example, gets a chance to gazette safety courses without having to put them in the Gazette.’
    • ‘Nowadays any eclipse is gazetted well in advance, so that amateur and professional observers alike are well prepared, but that was not the case in Halley's era.’
    • ‘A half-day public holiday was gazetted in 1916, and church services and recruiting meetings were proposed.’
    • ‘The park was officially gazetted and is the only national park in Indonesia to have gone through this process.’
    • ‘This is the same Minister who sacks boards of trustees without gazetting it.’
    • ‘I, on the other hand, went and stood in the Card Creek ecological area and saw why that area was gazetted as conservation land in 1983, under a National Government, and I saw why it deserves the conservation status it has now.’
    • ‘It is also interesting to note that in 1983, when it was originally gazetted as an ecological area, it was noted as one of the best examples in the Greymouth ecological district of forest on a wide valley floor.’
    • ‘The Card Creek ecological area was gazetted and extended - both times under National Governments - for very valid reasons, because it is an area of high ecological value.’
    • ‘Prior to this act being gazetted, advocates could appear on behalf of clients, in any court in Namibia, whereas attorneys could only appear in regional and magistrate courts.’
    • ‘‘The current status is that there is no clear distinction between a hotel and a lodge and how these establishments are gazetted,’ he said.’
    • ‘I do not have the details of all 2,700 schools in my head, but, from memory, I gazetted the closure of that school just before Christmas.’
    • ‘The ceremony was never gazetted and only came to light after details were leaked in December 2003.’
    • ‘To give some credit to Dr Cullen, he did finally gazette those changes, which have at least required farmland to be publicly advertised for sale in New Zealand before it is flogged off overseas - never mind how small the advertisement is.’
    • ‘Those who do not succeed, could as well compete for other gazetted posts.’
    • ‘Some may say that it is not part of this bill as it has already been gazetted to enter the quota management system, and the Minister has already allocated the total allowable catch and the total allowable commercial catch for it.’
    1. 1.1with object and adverbial Publish the appointment of (someone) to a military or other official post.
      • ‘he was gazetted to the Somerset Light Infantry’

Pronunciation

gazette

/ɡəˈzet/ /ɡəˈzɛt/

Origin

Early 17th century via French from Italian gazzetta, originally Venetian gazeta de la novità ‘a halfpennyworth of news’ (because the news-sheet sold for a gazeta, a Venetian coin of small value).