an‧nounce‧ment S3 W3
an important or official statement:
Dillon made the announcement at a news conference.
an important announcement about tax increases
We were shocked by the announcement that the mayor was resigning.
The announcement came as no great surprise.
the act of telling people that something important is going to happen
the announcement of the company's annual results
a small advertisement or statement in a newspaper:
a wedding announcement in the local paper