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annunciate

[ uh-nuhn-see-eyt ]
/ 蓹藞n蕦n si藢e瑟t /
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Definition of annunciate

verb (used with object), an路nun路ci路at路ed, an路nun路ci路at路ing.
to announce.
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Origin of annunciate

1350鈥1400; <Medieval Latin ann奴nci膩tus, for Latin ann奴nti膩tus, past participle of ann奴nti膩re to make known. See announce, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM annunciate

an路nun路ci路a路ble, adjectivean路nun路ci路a路tive, an路nun路ci路a路to路ry [uh-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /蓹藞n蕦n si 蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i/, adjectiveun路an路nun路ci路a路ble, adjectiveun路an路nun路ci路a路tive, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH annunciate

annunciate , enunciate
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British Dictionary definitions for annunciate

annunciate
/ (蓹藞n蕦ns瑟藢e瑟t, -蕛瑟-) /

verb
(tr) a less common word for announce

Derived forms of annunciate

annunciation, nounannunciative (蓹藞n蕦ns瑟蓹t瑟v, -蕛蓹t瑟v) or annunciatory (蓹藞n蕦ns瑟蓹t蓹r瑟, -蕛蓹-), adjective

Word Origin for annunciate

C16: from annunci膩tus, Medieval Latin misspelling of annunti膩tus, past participle of Latin annunti膩re; see announce
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