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journal

jour·nal

journal

 
pronunciation:
juhr nl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a record of personal experiences, reflections, or daily events.
While aboard ship, he kept a detailed journal of each day's events.
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synonyms:
diary, record
similar words:
annals, chronicle, commonplace book, daybook, log, memoir
definition 2: a newspaper or other periodical publication.
It was an honor to have her article published in one of the most respected journals in the field.
synonyms:
gazette, periodical
similar words:
annals, bulletin, chronicle, magazine, newspaper, paper, publication, review, serial
definition 3: a ledger used in double-entry bookkeeping for recording accounts.
synonyms:
ledger
similar words:
book, daybook, record
definition 4: a daily record of the affairs of an organization such as a legislature.
synonyms:
annals, record
similar words:
book, chronicle, log, register
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Word Parts
The word journal contains the following parts:
di, diurn, journ Latin root that means day
diurn, journ Latin root that means day
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