Origin of announcement
Related Words for announcementdisclosure, notice, advertisement, revelation, prediction, broadcast, release, statement, report, news, message, briefing, publication, edict, promulgation, communication, advice, reporting, dissemination, recitation
Examples from the Web for announcement
Contemporary Examples of announcement
The announcement comes as pro-Warren activists are holding their first major event in the Hawkeye State on Wednesday night.Elizabeth Warren 2016 Gets First Check From Liberals
December 17, 2014
The announcement that this movie was happening was an interesting experience for a Whitney Houston fan.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline
December 16, 2014
Without any announcement, people started marching out of the park.Eric Garner Protests: ‘It’s Like Vietnam’
Abby Haglage, Caitlin Dickson, Jacob Siegel, Chris Allbritton
December 5, 2014
It appears that even the president sensed his announcement would be greeted with skepticism.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), a leading voice on police demilitarization, was supportive of the White House announcement.
Historical Examples of announcement
This announcement by the Foreign Secretary was warmly applauded by the House.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
The announcement brought with it a long and thoughtful pause.Way of the Lawless
It was over the after-dinner coffee that K. made his announcement.
He had put her aside without a qualm; and now he met her announcement with approval.
He had been sleeping badly since Sidney's announcement of her engagement.
- a public statement
- a brief item or advertisement, as in a newspaper
- a formal printed or written invitation
- the act of announcing
Word Origin and History for announcement
1798, from French announcement, from Old French anoncier (see announce). Or else formed in English from announce + -ment. Earlier in same sense was announcing.