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Statements and announcements

accusation

noun

a claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong

affirmation

noun

a statement that something is true

allegation

noun

a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved

announcement

noun

a public or official statement that gives people information about something

announcement

noun

the act of publicly or officially stating something

apologia

noun

a statement in which you defend or explain something such as an idea

apology

noun

a statement that tells someone that you are sorry for doing something wrong or for causing a problem

assertion

noun

a definite statement or claim that something is true

assurance

noun

a statement that something will happen or is true, made in order to remove any doubt about it

attestation

noun

a formal statement in which someone states that they believe something is true, correct, or real

avowal

noun

a public statement that you intend to do something or that something is true

bulletin

noun

an official statement about something important

charge

noun

a claim that someone or something is bad or has done something bad

charter

noun

an official agreement or statement that makes rules for something

claim

noun

a statement that something is true, even though you have no definite proof

claim

noun

a statement that you have the legal right to something

confirmation

noun

a statement saying that something is definitely true or accurate

confirmation

noun

a statement that something will definitely happen at the time or in the way that has been arranged

counterclaim

noun

a statement that you make against someone who has made a statement against you, especially in a legal case

credo

noun

a statement of your beliefs

declaration

noun

an official announcement that something is true or happening

declaration

noun

an important statement

declaration

noun

an official written statement that you sign to show that something is true

disavowal

noun

a statement in which you disavow someone or something

disclaimer

noun

a written statement in which a company or person says that they do not take responsibility for something bad

forecast

noun

a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy

generalisation

a British spelling of generalization

generality

noun

a statement that is not specific but that covers a wide range of situations

generalization

noun

a statement that is true in most situations

generalization

noun

a statement that seems to be true in most situations but is based on too few facts or only on a small number of instances

insistence

noun

a very firm statement that something must happen or that something is true

lemma

noun

a philosophical statement that you accept as true in order to find out whether another statement is true

manifesto

noun

a formal statement expressing the aims and plans of a group or organization, especially a political party

minority report

noun

a report made by a group of people within a larger group because they do not agree with the report of the whole group

mission statement

noun

a short official statement that an organization makes about the work that it does and why it does it

motto

noun

a short statement that expresses something such as a principle or an aim, often used as a statement of belief by an organization or individual

non sequitur

noun

a statement that does not have any connection with what was said before

notification

noun

an official announcement about something that has happened or will happen

objection

noun

a statement that shows that you disagree with a plan, or a reason for your disagreement

paradox

noun

a statement consisting of two parts that seem to mean the opposite of each other, or the use of this kind of statement in writing

polemic

noun

a strong statement of opinion, especially negative opinion

prediction

noun

a statement about what you think will happen in the future, or the process of making such a statement

proclamation

noun

an official announcement, especially about something important, or something that affects everyone

proclamation

noun

the act of making an official announcement, especially about something important, or something that affects everyone

profession

noun

a statement of a feeling or belief

prognosis

noun

a statement about what is likely to happen in a particular situation

pronouncement

noun

an official public statement

prophecy

noun

a statement made by someone about something that they believe will happen

proposition

noun

a statement that people can examine in order to decide whether it is true

protestation

noun

a strong statement saying that something is true or false

protestation

noun

a statement that shows you strongly disagree with something that other people believe or support

reference

noun

a statement from someone who knows you or has worked with you that gives information about you. You often need to provide a reference when you apply for a new job

renunciation

noun

a statement in which you formally say that you do not believe in something or do not support something, or that you want to give up a right, title, position, etc.

retraction

noun

the act of saying that something you previously said or wrote is not true

statement

noun

a written or spoken announcement on an important subject that someone makes in public

statement

noun

something that you say or write that states a fact or gives information in a formal way

summing-up

noun

a statement in which someone gives a short account of something

syllogism

noun

a statement that consists of three facts, the third of which is proved by the first two

threat

noun

an occasion when someone says that they will cause you harm or problems, especially if you do not do what they tell you to do

truism

noun

a statement that does not really need to be made because everyone already knows it is true

ultimatum

noun

a statement that orders someone to do something and threatens to punish or attack them if they do not

understatement

noun

the practice of using an understatement to talk about something

unveiling

noun

the act of officially announcing something such as a plan or a new product that was previously a secret

utterance

noun

a statement

vision statement

noun

a general statement of what an organization aims or hopes to achieve in the future

vote of no confidence

noun

a statement or action that shows you do not support a particular person or group

withdrawal

noun

a statement that says that you want people to ignore a remark that you made earlier

dissemination

noun

promulgation

noun

reaffirmation

noun

restatement

noun

revocation

noun

a contradiction in terms

a statement consisting of words that mean opposite things

statement/letter/declaration of intent

a formal or official statement that you intend to do something

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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