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communiqué

[ kuh-myoo-ni-key, kuh-myoo-ni-key ]
/ kəˌmyu nɪˈkeɪ, kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ /
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noun
an official bulletin or communication, usually to the press or public.
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Origin of communiqué

1850–55; <French: literally, communicated, past participle of communiquer<Latin commūnicāre to communicate
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British Dictionary definitions for communiqué

communiqué
/ (kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪ) /

noun
an official communication or announcement, esp to the press or public

Word Origin for communiqué

C19: from French, from communiquer to communicate
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