pronouncement

  • 1 Pronouncement — Pro*nounce ment, n. The act of pronouncing; a declaration; a formal announcement. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 pronouncement — I noun affirmation, announcement, annunciation, assertion, asseveration, authoritative statement, averment, comment, decision, declaration, decree, deliverance, dictum, edict, enunciation, expression, fiat, formal statement, imperative, judgment …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 pronouncement — 1590s, from PRONOUNCE (Cf. pronounce) + MENT (Cf. ment) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 pronouncement — [n] declaration, statement advertisement, announcement, broadcast, decree, dictum, edict, judgment, manifesto, notification, proclamation, promulgation, pronunciamento*, publication, report, ukase; concepts 271,274,278 Ant. concealment …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 pronouncement — [prə nouns′mənt, prōnouns′mənt] n. 1. the act of pronouncing 2. a formal, often authoritative statement of a fact, opinion, or judgment …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 pronouncement — n. 1) to issue, make a pronouncement 2) a pronouncement that + clause (the government issued a pronouncement that taxes would be lowered) * * * [prə naʊnsmənt] make a pronouncement to issue a pronouncement that + clause (the government issued a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 pronouncement — pro|nounce|ment [prəˈnaunsmənt] n formal an official public statement pronouncement on ▪ the Pope s last pronouncement on birth control …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 pronouncement — UK [prəˈnaʊnsmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms pronouncement : singular pronouncement plural pronouncements formal an official public statement …

    English dictionary

  • 9 pronouncement — noun (C) formal an official public statement: the Pope s latest pronouncement on birth control …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 pronouncement — noun we awaited an official pronouncement from Washington Syn: announcement, proclamation, declaration, assertion; judgment, ruling, decree; formal ordinance …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 pronouncement — pronounce ► VERB 1) make the sound of (a word or part of a word). 2) declare or announce. 3) (pronounce on) pass judgement or make a decision on. DERIVATIVES pronounceable adjective pronouncement noun pronouncer noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 pronouncement — noun Date: 1593 1. a usually formal declaration of opinion 2. an authoritative announcement …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 pronouncement — /preuh nowns meuhnt/, n. 1. a formal or authoritative statement. 2. an opinion or decision. 3. act of pronouncing. [1585 95; PRONOUNCE + MENT] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 pronouncement — noun An announcement …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 pronouncement — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, action, address, advertisement, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, announcement, annunciation, answer, apostrophe, appointment, assertion, asseveration, averment, avouchment, avowal, award, brevet,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 pronouncement — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. report, declaration, statement; see announcement 1 , 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. declaration, statement, announcement, assertion, proclamation, decree, notification, manifesto. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. An …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 pronouncement — pro|nounce|ment [ prə naunsmənt ] noun count FORMAL an official public statement …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 pronouncement — [[t]prəna͟ʊnsmənt[/t]] pronouncements N COUNT: usu pl Pronouncements are public or official statements on an important subject. ...the President s latest pronouncements about the protection of minorities. Syn: statement …

    English dictionary

  • 19 pronouncement — pro nounce·ment || prÉ™ naÊŠnsmÉ™nt n. announcement, proclamation; decision, opinion (Law); declaration, utterance …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 pronouncement — noun a formal or authoritative announcement or declaration …

    English new terms dictionary


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