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manifesto

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noun man·i·fes·to \ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\

Simple Definition of manifesto

  • : a written statement that describes the policies, goals, and opinions of a person or group

Full Definition of manifesto

plural man·i·fes·tos or man·i·fes·toes

  1. :  a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issuer

Examples of manifesto

  1. The group's manifesto focused on helping the poor and stopping violence.



Origin of manifesto

Italian, denunciation, manifest, from manifestare to manifest, from Latin, from manifestus


First Known Use: 1620


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manifesto

verb man·i·fes·to

Definition of manifesto

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to issue a manifesto



1748

First Known Use of manifesto

1748


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