pronunciamento

[ pruh-nuhn-see-uh-men-toh, -shee-uh- ]
/ prəˌnʌn si əˈmɛn toʊ, -ʃi ə- /

noun, plural pro·nun·ci·a·men·tos.

a proclamation; manifesto; edict.

Nearby words

  1. pronouncement,
  2. pronto,
  3. pronuclear,
  4. pronucleus,
  5. pronuke,
  6. pronunciation,
  7. pronunciation spelling,
  8. pronunciatory,
  9. prony brake,
  10. proof

Origin of pronunciamento

1825–35; < Spanish pronunciamiento < Latin prōnūntiā(re) to pronounce + -mentum -ment

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British Dictionary definitions for pronunciamento

pronunciamento

/ (prəˌnʌnsɪəˈmɛntəʊ) /

noun plural -tos

an edict, proclamation, or manifesto, esp one issued by rebels in a Spanish-speaking country
an authoritarian announcement

Word Origin for pronunciamento

C19: from Spanish: pronouncement

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