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periodical

[ peer-ee-od-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌpɪər iˈɒd ɪ kəl /
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noun

a magazine or other journal that is issued at regularly recurring intervals.

adjective

published at regularly recurring intervals.
of or relating to such publications.

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Origin of periodical

First recorded in 1595–1605; periodic1 + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM periodical

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH periodical

periodic, periodical
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British Dictionary definitions for periodical

periodical
/ (ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪkəl) /

noun

a publication issued at regular intervals, usually monthly or weekly

adjective

of or relating to such publications
published at regular intervals
periodic or occasional
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