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announcement

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noun an·nounce·ment \ə-ˈnau̇n(t)-smənt\

Simple Definition of announcement

  • : a written or spoken statement that tells people about something : public or formal words that announce something

  • : the act of officially telling people about something : the act of announcing something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of announcement

  1. 1 :  the act of announcing or of being announced

  2. 2 :  a public notification or declaration

  3. 3 :  a piece of formal stationery designed for a social or business announcement

Examples of announcement in a sentence

  1. Many people were surprised by the government's announcement that there will be a cut in taxes.

  2. I heard an announcement on the loudspeaker saying that the store was closing in 10 minutes.

  3. The company president made an announcement about the merger.

  4. He asked us to pay attention because he had an important announcement to make.

  5. I saw their wedding announcement in the newspaper.

  6. They have been very busy since the announcement of their wedding.



1781

First Known Use of announcement

1781



ANNOUNCEMENT Defined for Kids

announcement

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noun an·nounce·ment \ə-ˈnau̇n-smənt\

Definition of announcement for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of making known publicly

  2. 2 :  a public notice of something <a birth announcement>





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