Complete Definition of "announce"

English

Etymology
Old French anoncier, French annoncer, from Latin annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See Nuncio, and compare with Annunciate.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /ʌˈnaʊns/

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb|announc|ing

  1. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.

#: Her [Q. Elizabeth's] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts. --Gilpin.

  1. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.

#: Publish laws, announce Or life or death. --Prior.

Synonyms
To proclaim; publish; make known; herald; declare; promulgate.

Translations
trans-top|To give public notice, or first notice of
Chinese: 宣布 (xuānbù)
Finnish: ilmoittaa, kuuluttaa
German: ankündigen, verkünden, bekanntgeben
Japanese: 発表する (happyō suru)
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Kurdish: KUchar|ده‌ربڕین
Swedish: tillkännage, annonsera
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trans-top|To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence
Finnish: julistaa
German: verkünden, bekanntgeben, bekanntmachen
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ttbc|Dutch: uitspreken
ttbc|Hebrew: להודיע (le'hodya) (1,2)
ttbc|Old English: beodan|bēodan, abeodan|ābēodan
ttbc|Portuguese: anunciar
ttbc|Spanish: anunciar

References
R:1913

Category:Communication

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