2016年7月9日 星期六

gazette, gazetteer, GDP

What the wry, shy A.E. Housman created in "A Shropshire Lad" was not simply a collection of moving poetry—but a "gazetteer of the English heart"





gazette 

Pronunciation: /ɡəˈzɛt/ 


NOUN

1A journal or newspaper, especially the official one of an organization or institution:a sporting gazette[IN NAMES]: the Police Gazette
1.1historical A news-sheet.

VERB

[WITH OBJECT] British
1Announce or publish (something) in an official gazette:we will need to gazette the bill if a decision cannot be reached imminently(as adjective gazetteda gazetted holiday
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 Infantry

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).

gazette
n.

  1. A newspaper.
  2. An official journal.
  3. Chiefly British. An announcement in an official journal.
tr.v., -zet·ted, -zet·ting, -zettes.
Chiefly British. To announce or publish in an official journal or in a newspaper.
[French, from Italian gazzetta, probably from Italian dialectal gazeta, a small coin (possibly from the price).]




ga・zette



 
━━ n., vt. 新聞; 〔英〕 (G-) ((普通受身で)) 官報(で公示する).

gazetteer

n.
  1. A geographic dictionary or index.
  2. Archaic. A writer for a gazette; a journalist.
A gazetteer is a geographical directory, an important reference for information about places and place-names (see: toponomy), used in conjunction with an atlas. It typically contains information concerning the geographical makeup of a country, region, or continent as well as the social statistics and physical features, such as mountains, waterways, or roads. Examples of information you would find include the location of places, dimensions of physical features, population, GDP, literacy rate, etc.


gaz・et・teer



 
━━ n. 地名辞典; 地名索引.

Gross National Product

n. (Abbr. GNP)
The total market value of all the goods and services produced by a nation during a specified period.
Gross Domestic Product
n. (Abbr. GDP)
The total market value of all the goods and services produced within the borders of a nation during a specified period.

GDP= 国内総生産(GDP)

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