Announcement

  • 1 announcement — (n.) 1798, from Fr. announcement, from O.Fr. anoncier (see ANNOUNCE (Cf. announce)). Or else formed in English from announce + ment. Earlier in same sense was announcing …

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  • 2 announcement — [ə nouns′mənt] n. 1. an announcing or being announced 2. something announced 3. a written or printed notice [an engraved wedding announcement] …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Announcement — An*nounce ment, n. The act of announcing, or giving notice; that which announces; proclamation; publication. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 announcement — index assertion, averment, caveat, charter (declaration of rights), common knowledge, communication (statement), declaration …

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  • 5 announcement — publication, proclamation, declaration, promulgation, advertisement, broadcasting (see under DECLARE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 announcement — [n] proclamation, declaration advertisement, advice, briefing, broadcast, broadcasting, bulletin, communication, communiqué, disclosure, dissemination, divulgence, edict, exposing, exposition, expression, intimation, message, narration, news,… …

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  • 7 announcement — ► NOUN 1) a public declaration. 2) the action of announcing …

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  • 8 announcement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ formal, official ▪ public ▪ public service (AmE) ▪ They placed public service announcements on TV about bullying. ▪ …

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  • 9 announcement — n. 1) to issue, make an announcement 2) a formal, official; public; spot announcement 3) an announcement about, of 4) an announcement that + clause (they made a public announcement that an amnesty would be declared) * * * [ə naʊnsmənt] make an… …

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  • 10 announcement — an|nounce|ment W3S3 [əˈnaunsmənt] n 1.) an important or official statement ▪ Dillon made the announcement at a news conference. announcement about ▪ an important announcement about tax increases announcement that ▪ We were shocked by the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 announcement — [[t]əna͟ʊnsmənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ announcements 1) N COUNT: oft supp N, N that An announcement is a statement made to the public or to the media which gives information about something that has happened or that will happen. Sir Robert made his… …

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  • 12 announcement — noun 1 (C) an important or official statement (+ about): an important announcement about tax increases | announcement that: We were shocked by the announcement that the mayor was resigning. | make an announcement: Silence please, Mr Dacre has an… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 announcement */*/*/ — UK [əˈnaʊnsmənt] / US noun Word forms announcement : singular announcement plural announcements 1) a) [countable] a public or official statement that gives people information about something The talks are continuing, but no announcements are… …

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  • 14 announcement — an|nounce|ment [ ə naunsmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count a public or official statement that gives people information about something: The talks are continuing, but no announcements are expected at this time. make an announcement: An announcement made… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 announcement — noun /ʌˈnaʊs.mɛnt/ a) An act of announcing, or giving notice. He raised his hand to make his announcement and said Excuse me everyone, I have an announcement to make. b) That which conveys what is announced. This announcement was made during the… …

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  • 16 announcement*/ — [əˈnaʊnsmənt] noun 1) [C] a public statement that gives people information about something Observers expect the president to make an announcement about his plans tonight.[/ex] Ms Baker stunned her fans with an announcement that she was quitting… …

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  • 17 announcement — /ə naυnsmənt/ noun an act of telling something in public ● the announcement of a cutback in expenditure ● the announcement of the appointment of a new managing director ● The managing director made an announcement to the staff …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18 announcement — noun 1) an announcement by the dean Syn: statement, report, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement, rescript; bulletin, communiqué 2) the announcement of the decision Syn: declaration, notification, reporting …

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  • 19 announcement — noun 1) an announcement by the Minister Syn: statement, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement, bulletin, communiqué; N.Amer. advisory 2) the announcement of the decision Syn: declaration, notification, reporting …

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  • 20 announcement — noun 1. a formal public statement (Freq. 4) the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war a declaration of independence • Syn: ↑proclamation, ↑annunciation, ↑declaration • Derivationally related form …

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