annunciate

verb

an·​nun·​ci·​ate ə-ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌāt How to pronounce annunciate (audio)
annunciated; annunciating

Examples of annunciate in a Sentence

a politician is wise to annunciate past minor transgressions before the media make something major of them
Recent Examples on the Web Visiting a place again and again, year after year, annunciates the slow progress of human growth. Nathan Heller, The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of annunciate was in 1533

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“Annunciate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annunciate. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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