- 1A journal or newspaper, especially the official one of an organization or institution: a sporting gazette [in names]: the Police GazetteMore example sentences
- It was submitted that examination of this translation of the official gazette supplemented the views which he advanced.
- The closure becomes effective only after the public has been notified about its legality through the government gazette or through local newspaper adverts.
- When the commission receives the application, it places a notice in the government gazette and in a newspaper circulated in the respective area.
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- 1Announce or publish (something) in an official gazette: we will need to gazette the bill if a decision cannot be reached imminently (as adjective gazetted) a gazetted holidayMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1 [with object and adverbial] Publish the appointment of (someone) to a military or other official post: he was gazetted to the Somerset Light InfantryMore example sentences
- If the Bulletin is correct, he was gazetted lieutenant in 1980.
- In 1961 I was gazetted I think, and I've either been President or Secretary, Treasurer, for probably 40 years or better.
- So she was gazetted as a full-time employee with superannuation benefits and so on.
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).