Adjective "gazette" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A journal or newspaper, especially the official one of an organization or institution.
  1. in names 'the Police Gazette'
  2. 'These include a once-off notice in local newspapers, a notice in the government gazette and a visible on-site notice that contains contact details for objections or public comment.'
  3. 'The proposed law, of eight clauses and six sub-clauses, was published in the official gazette this week.'
  4. 'The nurse didn't even raise an eyebrow, continuing to read from her silly ladies' romance gazette.'
  5. 'Taiwan saw the publication of its first official gazette in 1896 during the Japanese colonial era.'
  6. 'When the commission receives the application, it places a notice in the government gazette and in a newspaper circulated in the respective area.'
  7. 'Her letter announced that the official gazette notification would be published the next day.'
  8. 'Anyway, thanks for the laughs, and I look forward to reading the next journal and next gazette.'
  9. 'However, these changes would only come into effect after the Bill is passed and an announcement made in the official gazette.'
  10. 'The official gazette notification that parliament was dissolved was finally released at midnight.'
  11. 'The state government issued an official gazette notification to this effect late yesterday evening.'


Announce or publish (something) in an official gazette.
  1. 'a gazetted holiday'
  2. 'Those who do not succeed, could as well compete for other gazetted posts.'
  3. 'The real sting in the new Bill when it was finally gazetted was the attack on the organisations concerned with human rights and governance.'
  4. '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.'
  5. 'The park was officially gazetted and is the only national park in Indonesia to have gone through this process.'
  6. '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.'
  7. 'The Minister now, for example, gets a chance to gazette safety courses without having to put them in the Gazette.'
  8. 'The ceremony was never gazetted and only came to light after details were leaked in December 2003.'
  9. '‘The minister agreed not to gazette the restructuring bill until the talks with unions are over,’ he said.'
  10. 'This is the same Minister who sacks boards of trustees without gazetting it.'
  11. '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.'
  12. 'If the Bulletin is correct, he was gazetted lieutenant in 1980.'
  13. 'He spent almost his entire life soldiering, being gazetted ensign in the 12th Foot at 13 years of age.'

More definitions

1. a newspaper (now used chiefly in the names of newspapers): The Phoenix Gazette.

2. Chiefly British. an official government journal containing lists of government appointments and promotions, bankruptcies, etc. verb (used with object), gazetted, gazetting.

3. Chiefly British. to publish, announce, or list in an official government journal.

More examples(as adjective)

"specifications can be gazette."

"rules can be gazette."

"invitings can be gazette."


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).