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n. pl. pro·nun·ci·a·men·tos or pro·nun·ci·a·men·toes
An official or authoritarian declaration; a proclamation or edict.

[Spanish pronunciamiento, from pronunciar, to pronounce, from Latin prōnūntiāre; see pronounce.]


n, pl -tos
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an edict, proclamation, or manifesto, esp one issued by rebels in a Spanish-speaking country
2. an authoritarian announcement
[C19: from Spanish: pronouncement]


(prəˌnʌn si əˈmɛn toʊ, -ʃi ə-)

n., pl. -tos.
a proclamation; manifesto; edict.
[1825–35; < Sp pronunciamiento < Latin prōnūntiā(re) to proclaim (see pronounce) + -mentum -ment]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pronunciamento - a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)pronunciamento - a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
declaration - a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
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TUNIS (TAP) - Tunisia castigated, Friday, what it had described as "the pronunciamento against the democratic process in Burkina Faso.
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O percurso transmidiatico teve inicio no Twitter, passando por sites de jornais que usavam as postagens do paquistanes nas reportagens, completando-se no pronunciamento oficial do Presidente norte-americano Barack Obama.
O primeiro, Arquivo discursivo e midia cientifica: a leitura como liberdade, de Nadea Regina Gaspar e Tatiana Lopes Salciotto, propoe observar, diante do percurso tematico sobre "a democratizacao da leitura" no Brasil, no inicio dos anos 80, o pronunciamento de tres sujeitos cientistas--Paulo Freire, Regina Zilberman e Eni Orlandi--em artigos publicados na revista Leitura: teoria & pratica, focalizando o modo como cada um dos autores eleitos caracterizou o enunciado discursivo "o que e leitura".
According to Fox-Genovese: "a poignant account of the violation of a woman's virtue stood a much better chance of appealing to northern sensibilities than a pronunciamento for woman's individual rights.
Only last month, both he and Viscount Redmondwere involvedmaking a pronunciamento on the future of the arts onMerseyside where they appear to have taken the role of self-appointed culture tsars.
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Moreover, in spite of such practices as the pronunciamento that preceded military conflicts in Alta California, these campaigns were not the scheduled confrontations of primitive warfare, where armies met on commonly chosen ground and elders stood by ready to mediate if casualties outweighed the benefits of battle.
opposed to arrogant pronunciamento or about the undesirability, indeed