noun \ə-ˈnan(t)-smənt\

: 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

Full Definition of ANNOUNCEMENT

:  the act of announcing or of being announced
:  a public notification or declaration
:  a piece of formal stationery designed for a social or business announcement


  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.

First Known Use of ANNOUNCEMENT



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