- a formal or authoritative statement.
- an opinion or decision.
- act of pronouncing.
Origin of pronouncement
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Related Wordsedict, announcement, decree, proclamation, advertisement, judgment, dictum, publication, promulgation, notification, broadcast, manifesto, report, pronunciamento, ukase
Examples from the Web for pronouncement
In all likelihood, the pronouncement of death will likely include even more gray area in the future.What It’s Like to Wake Up Dead
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
November 21, 2014
On the other hand, Muslims worldwide are likely, on the whole, to react negatively to the pronouncement.ISIS Risks Everything to Declare a Caliphate
June 29, 2014
Depending on its style and brand, it can be a statement of status or a pronouncement of folksiness.The Language of Margaret Thatcher’s Handbags
April 8, 2013
Then, as the judge delivered his pronouncement, in an Italian I could not understand, I watched her collapsing forward.Meredith Kercher’s Father on ‘Our Daughter’s Murder’
Barbie Latza Nadeau
April 26, 2012
As if to confirm his pronouncement, The Detroit News ran a prerelease headline proclaiming: “‘John Carter’ Set to Bomb Big.”Define Flop? Mitt Romney, ‘John Carter’ Are Exceeding Expectations
March 16, 2012
Never, to the last hour of my life, shall I forget the effect of that pronouncement.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
This pronouncement gave the corsairs all the assurance they required.The Sea-Hawk
This pronouncement embodies the sentiments of every Nationalist Irishman.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Yes, she had come to investigate, to observe, to seek the truth of her own pronouncement.The Golden Woman
A period of silence for a time after Prester Kleig's pronouncement.
- an official or authoritative statement or announcement
- the act of pronouncing, declaring, or uttering formally
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Word Origin and History for pronouncement
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