communiqué

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noun com·mu·ni·qué \kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā, -ˌmyü-nə-ˈkā\

Definition of communiqué

  1. :  bulletin 1

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Origin and Etymology of communiqué

French, from past participle of communiquer to communicate, from Latin communicare


COMMUNIQUÉ Defined for English Language Learners

communiqué

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Definition of communiqué for English Language Learners

  • : an official announcement about a usually very important piece of news


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