[ man-uh-fes-toh ]
/ ˌmæn əˈfɛs toʊ /

noun, plural man·i·fes·toes.

a public declaration of intentions, opinions, objectives, or motives, as one issued by a government, sovereign, or organization.

Origin of manifesto

1640–50; < Italian; see manifest (adj.)

Related forms

coun·ter·man·i·fes·to, noun, plural coun·ter·man·i·fes·toes. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (ˌmænɪˈfɛstəʊ) /

noun plural -tos or -toes

a public declaration of intent, policy, aims, etc, as issued by a political party, government, or movement

Word Origin for manifesto

C17: from Italian, from manifestare to manifest
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