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announce

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/ 蓹藞na蕣ns /
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to be employed or serve as an announcer especially of a radio or television broadcast: She announces for the local radio station.
to declare one's candidacy, as for a political office (usually followed by for): We are hoping that he will announce for governor.
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Origin of announce

1490鈥1500; <Middle French anoncer<Latin ann奴nti膩re, equivalent to an-an-2 + n奴nti膩re to announce, derivative of n奴ntius messenger

synonym study for announce

1. Announce, proclaim, publish mean to communicate something in a formal or public way. To announce is to give out news, often of something expected in the future: to announce a lecture series. To proclaim is to make a widespread and general announcement of something of public interest: to proclaim a holiday. To publish is to make public in an official way, now especially by printing: to publish a book.

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH announce

announce , enunciate, pronounce
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British Dictionary definitions for announce

announce
/ (蓹藞na蕣ns) /

verb
(tr; may take a clause as object) to make known publicly; proclaim
(tr) to declare the arrival ofto announce a guest
(tr; may take a clause as object) to reveal to the mind or senses; presagethe dark clouds announced rain
(intr) to work as an announcer, as on radio or television
US to make known (one's intention to run as a candidate)to announce for the presidency

Word Origin for announce

C15: from Old French anoncer, from Latin annunti膩re, from nuntius messenger
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