Definition of announce
- announce a deal
- announce dinner
- an invention that announced a new era
- announce a football game
- announce for president
- announce against a nominee
The government announced a cut in taxes.
They announced plans to move the company out of the state.
The company president has announced her retirement.
Their engagement was formally announced in the newspaper.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: to make (something) known in a public or formal way : to officially tell people about (something)
: to say (something) in a loud and definite way
: to say in a formal or official way that something or someone has arrived or is present or ready
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allowing a liquid or gas to pass through
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