I. noun (plural -tos or -toes) Etymology: Italian, denunciation, manifest, from manifestare to manifest, from Latin, from manifestus Date: 1620 a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issuer II. intransitive verb Date: 1748 to issue a manifesto

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

(of a sovereign or a government), ,

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