pronouncement


pronouncement
I noun affirmation, announcement, annunciation, assertion, asseveration, authoritative statement, averment, comment, decision, declaration, decree, deliverance, dictum, edict, enunciation, expression, fiat, formal statement, imperative, judgment, manifesto, notice, notification, observation, opinion, predication, profession, promulgation, pronunciamento, publication, remark, report, ruling, statement, utterance II index adjudication, affirmance (authentication), affirmance (legal affirmation), affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, averment, avouchment, avowal, award, charter (declaration of rights), choice (decision), conclusion (determination), confession, declaration, decree, determination, dictum, disposition (determination), edict, fiat, finding, holding (ruling of a court), issuance, judgment (formal court decree), law, notice (announcement), notification, observation, opinion (judicial decision), order (judicial directive), proclamation, profession (declaration), publication (disclosure), remark, resolution (formal statement), ruling, sentence, speech, statement, surety (certainty)

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  • Pronouncement — Pro*nounce ment, n. The act of pronouncing; a declaration; a formal announcement. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pronouncement — 1590s, from PRONOUNCE (Cf. pronounce) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pronouncement — [n] declaration, statement advertisement, announcement, broadcast, decree, dictum, edict, judgment, manifesto, notification, proclamation, promulgation, pronunciamento*, publication, report, ukase; concepts 271,274,278 Ant. concealment …   New thesaurus

  • pronouncement — [prə nouns′mənt, prōnouns′mənt] n. 1. the act of pronouncing 2. a formal, often authoritative statement of a fact, opinion, or judgment …   English World dictionary

  • pronouncement — n. 1) to issue, make a pronouncement 2) a pronouncement that + clause (the government issued a pronouncement that taxes would be lowered) * * * [prə naʊnsmənt] make a pronouncement to issue a pronouncement that + clause (the government issued a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pronouncement — pro|nounce|ment [prəˈnaunsmənt] n formal an official public statement pronouncement on ▪ the Pope s last pronouncement on birth control …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pronouncement — UK [prəˈnaʊnsmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms pronouncement : singular pronouncement plural pronouncements formal an official public statement …   English dictionary

  • pronouncement — noun (C) formal an official public statement: the Pope s latest pronouncement on birth control …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pronouncement — noun we awaited an official pronouncement from Washington Syn: announcement, proclamation, declaration, assertion; judgment, ruling, decree; formal ordinance …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pronouncement — pronounce ► VERB 1) make the sound of (a word or part of a word). 2) declare or announce. 3) (pronounce on) pass judgement or make a decision on. DERIVATIVES pronounceable adjective pronouncement noun pronouncer noun …   English terms dictionary


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