Definition of communiqué
: bulletin 1
Recent Examples of communiqué from the Web
The Islamic State group, in a quick communique, took responsibility for the attack.
However, in the official dispatch from the G7, which all countries typically sign onto, the US did not join the climate section of the communique.
Counter-terrorism Drafts of the communique as of Friday were due to address topics such as migration and gender equality.
Instead, the final G7 communique will include a couple of paragraphs on the issue that both sides can live with it.
The communique also voices support for an Islamic military alliance force announced by Saudi Arabia several years ago that has gained little traction since then.
For example, the message program only enabled a user to send a communique to a colleague’s mailbox as long as that mailbox was located on the same computer as the sender’s.
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Origin and Etymology of communiqué
French, from past participle of communiquer to communicate, from Latin communicare
First Known Use: 1852
COMMUNIQUÉ Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of communiqué for English Language Learners
: an official announcement about a usually very important piece of news
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