Definition of 'pronouncement'

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Synonyms of "pronouncement"
Synonyms of "pronouncement"
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French Translation of "pronouncement"
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It is odd to make a fiscal pronouncement ahead of the key fiscal announcement of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The strong desire people have to remain consistent with their public pronouncements. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You may think all this is hard to square with other recent pronouncements on the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Best not to make the initial pronouncement in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His public pronouncements have rarely matched reality. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So it is with his recent pronouncements on arts policy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the pronouncement makes little sense unless the universally high quality of his routine work is taken fully into account. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most environmentalists are more sensitive, at least in their public pronouncements. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lord Stratford was famous for his robust public pronouncements. The Sun (2006)In the boardrooms of large companies, there is often more discord than their public pronouncements suggest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I accept these are painful moments but they are not helped by public pronouncements. The Sun (2007)The recent public pronouncements of its leaders show that they are only too aware that if economic growth slows too much civil unrest may result. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The judge would normally be expected to publish his verdict and sentence within a week of the trial but there has been no public pronouncement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With so many contributors and such a diverse approach, it is hard to make any generalized pronouncements about the exercise. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You don't just make pronouncements. Christianity Today (2000)I can find no official pronouncement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's one of those emphatic, incisive pronouncements that editors make. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Duke's public pronouncements on marriage have been scarce. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But after weeks of horse trading and public pronouncements, the contours of a deal were said to be emerging just hours before the midnight deadline. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Further implicit criticisms came last week, continuing a pattern of public pronouncements that has now become familiar to Falcao. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another aspect to the subsidy question is that, public pronouncements aside, governments seldom try to deliver housing subsidies to the poor. Tomlinson, Richard Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)

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Translations for 'pronouncement'

British English: pronouncement NOUN
Pronouncements are public or official statements on an important subject.
...the President's latest pronouncements about the protection of minorities.


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