Definition of 'announcement'
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He said he would make a formal announcement about his future today. The Sun (2016)It is expected to make the announcement tomorrow. The Sun (2016)One announcement yesterday cheered me up immensely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Talks about his future are ongoing and it is thought there is no announcement imminent about his switching channels. The Sun (2016)A formal announcement on the new points system and fines is expected to be made in the next few weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But she will make no formal announcement and is instead pouring her heart out in the recording studio as she continues work on her new album. The Sun (2016)An official announcement of their plans is expected to follow early in the New Year. The Sun (2016)The only problem is, not unlike many government announcements, the claim has a hint of smoke and mirrors. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A public service announcement on the London Underground stopped me in my tracks last week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The photo, part of a police warning film, comes after the announcement of increased penalty points and fines for using phones while driving. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These days tube announcements are about as good as it gets. The Sun (2006)The family withheld announcement of the death until after the award ceremony. Christianity Today (2000)He was also a forlorn side figure to the engagement announcement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The two sides intend to make an announcement early this week. Times, Sunday Times (2006)G4S declined to comment before an official announcement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was no announcement yesterday of a replacement chairman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Similar announcements are expected to follow from other phone companies. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Luckily there was consolation at home in the form of a birth announcement. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The announcement comes after profit warnings from smaller rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may be quaking with terror knowing you have to make a public announcement today. The Sun (2015)But no formal announcement has been made. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Suspicion and disbelief erupted on the internet after the official announcement of his death. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Companies do not make these announcements lightly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An official announcement is expected in the next week or two. The Sun (2011)He had been expecting the confirmation announcement last week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The architects of the scheme have sounded out government officials and hope to make a formal announcement soon. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The announcement will come as a huge blow to thousands of patients who are on a waiting list for transplants. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We get blasé about the security announcements, but you really should listen to them. The Sun (2012) Yesterday 's announcement suggests that the vicious cycle has turned into a virtuous circle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Others took the form of hoax party invitations, sympathy cards or birth announcements. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A rushed government announcement reacting to an emotive media scare campaign is no way to do that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)THE engagement announcement was very formal and staged. The Sun (2011)The announcement by the government that it is to sell off Victorian prisons and build nine new ones is welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'announcement'
British English: announcement /əˈnaʊnsmənt/ NOUN
An announcement is a public statement which gives information about something that has happened or that will happen.
...an announcement of a cut in the bank loan rate.
- American English: announcement
- Arabic: إِعْلان
- Brazilian Portuguese: proclamação
- Chinese: 宣告
- Croatian: najava
- Czech: oznámení
- Danish: bekendtgørelse
- Dutch: aankondiging
- European Spanish: anuncio aviso
- Finnish: ilmoitus
- French: annonce
- German: Ankündigung
- Greek: ανακοίνωση
- Italian: annuncio
- Japanese: 発表
- Korean: 발표
- Norwegian: kunngjøring
- Polish: ogłoszenie obwieszczenie
- European Portuguese: comunicação
- Romanian: anunț
- Russian: объявление
- Spanish: anuncio
- Swedish: offentliggörande
- Thai: การประกาศ
- Turkish: duyuru
- Ukrainian: повідомлення
- Vietnamese: thông báo
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