pronouncement

noun pro·nounce·ment \ prə-ˈnau̇n(t)s-mənt \
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of pronouncement

1 : a usually formal declaration of opinion
2 : an authoritative announcement

Examples of pronouncement in a Sentence

  1. He made some important pronouncements on government policy.

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First Known Use of pronouncement

1593

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PRONOUNCEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

pronouncement

Definition of pronouncement for English Language Learners

  • : an official public statement


PRONOUNCEMENT Defined for Kids

pronouncement

noun pro·nounce·ment \ prə-ˈnau̇ns-mənt \

Definition of pronouncement for Students

: an official or solemn statement


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