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announcement

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

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