statement

[ steyt-muh nt ]
/ ˈsteɪt mənt /

noun

adjective

noting or relating to an item of jewelry, clothing, home décor, etc., that stands out usually because of its large size or bold design: a statement necklace, a statement bowl for your entryway table.

Origin of statement

1750–55; state (v.) + -ment
Related formsnon·state·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for statement

statement

/ (ˈsteɪtmənt) /

noun

verb (tr; usually passive)

to assess (a pupil) with regard to his or her special educational needs
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Word Origin and History for statement

statement


n.

1775, from state (v.) + -ment.

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