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noun American English pronunciation: announcement /əˈnaʊnsmənt/ 
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pluralannouncements

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  1. 1
    [countable] a public or official statement that gives people information about something

    The talks are continuing, but no announcements are expected at this time.

    make an announcement:

    Observers expect the president to make an announcement about his plans tonight.

    announcement (that):

    Ms. Baker stunned her fans with an announcement that she was quitting the music business.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the act of publicly or officially stating something
      announcement of:

      The announcement of his visit caused widespread media interest.

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