announcement


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an·nounce·ment

 (ə-nouns′mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of making known publicly.
b. Something announced.
c. A broadcast message, especially a program note or commercial.
2. An engraved or printed formal statement or notice, as of a wedding or a relocation.

announcement

(əˈnaʊnsmənt)
n
1. a public statement
2. a brief item or advertisement, as in a newspaper
3. a formal printed or written invitation
4. the act of announcing

an•nounce•ment

(əˈnaʊns mənt)

n.
1. a public or formal notice of something.
2. a brief spoken message, esp. a radio commercial.
3. a card or piece of stationery containing a formal declaration of an event, as a wedding.
4. the act of announcing.
[1790–1800; < French]

announcement

advertisement
1. 'announcement'

An announcement is a public statement giving information about something.

The government made a public announcement about the progress of the talks.
The announcement gave details of small increases in taxes.
2. 'advertisement'

An advertisement is an item in a newspaper, on television, on the internet, or in a public place, which tries to persuade you to buy something, or which gives you information about an event or job vacancy.

He bought the game after seeing an advertisement on TV.
They placed an advertisement for a sales assistant.

The abbreviated forms advert (in British English) and ad are also commonly used.

The advert is displayed at more than 4000 sites.
The agency is running a 60-second TV ad.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.announcement - a formal public statementannouncement - a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
edict - a formal or authoritative proclamation
promulgation - the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
2.announcement - a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happenannouncement - a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
advisory - an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat; "a frost advisory"
banns - a public announcement of a proposed marriage
handout, press release, release - an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
notice - an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale
programme, program - an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players without a program"
wanted notice, wanted poster - a public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person

announcement

announcement

noun
Translations
إِعْلانإعْلاناعلام
oznámeníhlášení
bekendtgørelsebeskedmeddelelse
ilmoitus
najava
tilkynning
発表
발표
izjava
offentliggörande
การประกาศ
thông báo

announcement

[əˈnaʊnsmənt] N (gen) → anuncio m; (= declaration) → declaración f
announcement of birth(aviso m) natalicio m
announcement of death(nota f) necrológica f
I'd like to make an announcementtengo algo que anunciar

announcement

[əˈnaʊnsmənt] n
[news, decision, resignation, retirement, intentions, appointment, results] → annonce f; [birth, death, engagement, marriage] (in newspaper)avis m; (by letter, card)faire-part m
a public announcement → une déclaration publique
an official announcement → une annonce officielle
the announcement of his resignation → l'annonce de sa démission
to make an announcement → faire une déclaration
I'd like to make an announcement → J'ai une déclaration à faire.
to make an announcement about sth → faire une déclaration à propos de qch

announcement

n (= public declaration)Bekanntgabe f, → Bekanntmachung f; (of impending event, speaker)Ankündigung f; (over intercom etc) → Durchsage f; (giving information, on radio etc) → Ansage f; (written: of birth, marriage etc) → Anzeige f; after they had made the announcementnach der Bekanntgabe etc

announcement

[əˈnaʊnsmənt] n (declaration) → comunicazione f, annuncio; (official, through media) → comunicato; (private, in newspaper) → annuncio; (letter, card) → partecipazione f
I'd like to make an announcement → ho una comunicazione da fare

announce

(əˈnauns) verb
1. to make known publicly. Mary and John have announced their engagement.
2. to make known the arrival or entrance of. He announced the next singer.
anˈnouncement noun
an important announcement.
anˈnouncer noun
a person who introduces programmes or reads the news on radio or television.

announcement

إِعْلان oznámení bekendtgørelse Ankündigung ανακοίνωση anuncio ilmoitus annonce najava annuncio 発表 발표 aankondiging kunngjøring ogłoszenie comunicação, proclamação объявление offentliggörande การประกาศ duyuru thông báo 宣告

announcement

n. anuncio, aviso, declaración pública.
References in classic literature ?
She was much startled, on returning home one night, to find that Mrs Jarley had commanded an announcement to be prepared, to the effect that the stupendous collection would only remain in its present quarters one day longer; in fulfilment of which threat (for all announcements connected with public amusements are well known to be irrevocable and most exact), the stupendous collection shut up next day.
The letter was nothing less than Lady Lydiard's reply to the written announcement of Isabel's engagement, despatched on the previous day by Miss Pink.
They were more excited than they need have been, that is to say, more excited than any one need be by the announcement of the suicide of a chief scene-shifter.
After that, one of two things will happen: either the Bishop will see the error of his way and return from his vacation a well man in whose eyes there are no more visions, or else he will persist in his madness, and then you may expect to see in the papers, couched pathetically and tenderly, the announcement of his insanity.
They went away even before the battle of Borodino and still more rapidly after it, despite Rostopchin's calls to defend Moscow or the announcement of his intention to take the wonder-working icon of the Iberian Mother of God and go to fight, or of the balloons that were to destroy the French, and despite all the nonsense Rostopchin wrote in his broadsheets.
Some days later, the insurance offices (two in number) received the formal announcement of Lord Montbarry's death, from her ladyship's London solicitors.
Hussey's clam and cod announcement, I thought I would try a little experiment.
There were little wings of haste upon his feet, and he came straight to me, with the air of the Angel Gabriel about to make his divine announcement.
Gordon Jones entered without waiting for any further announcement.
Thus, some time after the return of the travelers, the public received with marked favor the announcement of a company, limited, with a capital of a hundred million of dollars, divided into a hundred thousand shares of a thousand dollars each, under the name of the "National Company of Interstellary Communication.
But his face had changed since then; and when Zarathustra looked into his eyes, his heart was startled once more: so much evil announcement and ashy-grey lightnings passed over that countenance.
yes," he said, to the announcement that Vronsky had been at the Tverskoys'; and his black eyes shining, he plucked at his left mustache, and began twisting it into his mouth, a bad habit he had.