communiqué

noun
com·​mu·​ni·​qué | \ kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā How to pronounce communiqué (audio) , -ˌmyü-nə-ˈkā How to pronounce communiqué (audio) \

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ad, advert [chiefly British], advertisement, announcement, bulletin, notice, notification, posting, release

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French President Emmanuel Macron said allies had reaffirmed in their communique their intention to meet the goal of 2 percent by 2024 and no more. Washington Post, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending," 12 July 2018 The skimpy communique from the summit commits Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to lead a process with a North Korean official to be named later, at a time and place to be specified. Heather Hurlburt, Daily Intelligencer, "These Are the Questions Foreign-Policy Experts Are Asking About the Trump-Kim Summit," 13 June 2018 In some cases, the actual summit meeting and leaders' signatures on a piece of paper or a joint communique are mere formalities as the hard work has already been done by subordinates. Matthew Lee, Fox News, "What did Trump and Putin talk about? Only they know," 20 July 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron said allies had reaffirmed in their communique their intention to meet the goal of 2 percent by 2024 and no more. Washington Post, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending," 12 July 2018 Macron has made clear if talks don't lead to compromise, the other six leaders would be willing to sign a joint communique by the end of the summit without the U.S. Weijia Jiang, CBS News, "Group photo masks underlying tension at G-7 summit," 8 June 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron said allies had reaffirmed in their communique their intention to meet the goal of 2 percent by 2024 and no more. Washington Post, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending," 12 July 2018 Another concession Iran might seek could be the inclusion of criticism of U.S. sanctions in the group’s communique. Javier Blas, Bloomberg.com, "OPEC Heads to Decisive Meeting With Four Possible Outcomes," 22 June 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron said allies had reaffirmed in their communique their intention to meet the goal of 2 percent by 2024 and no more. Calvin Woodward And Hope Yen, chicagotribune.com, "Trump is in Europe and the truth is not with him: A fact check," 14 July 2018

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First Known Use of communiqué

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for communiqué

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

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communiqué

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English Language Learners Definition of communiqué

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

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