announcement
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of announcing or of being announced 2. a public notification or declaration 3. a piece of formal stationery designed for a social or business announcement

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  • 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • announcement — publication, proclamation, declaration, promulgation, advertisement, broadcasting (see under DECLARE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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

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

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

  • 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… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   English dictionary

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