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statement

[ steyt-muhnt ]
/ ˈsteɪt mənt /
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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.

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Origin of statement

1750–55; state (v.) + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM statement

non·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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