pronouncement

[ pruh-nouns-muhnt ]
/ prəˈnaʊns mənt /

noun

a formal or authoritative statement.
an opinion or decision.
act of pronouncing.

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Origin of pronouncement

First recorded in 1585–95; pronounce + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM pronouncement

pre·pro·nounce·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pronouncement

pronouncement
/ (prəˈnaʊnsmənt) /

noun

an official or authoritative statement or announcement
the act of pronouncing, declaring, or uttering formally
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