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Definition of announcement noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a spoken or written statement that informs people about something to make an announcement Today's announcement of a peace agreement came after weeks of discussion. Announcements of births, marriages, and deaths appear in some newspapers. a formal/an official/a public announcement
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of publicly informing people about something Announcement of the verdict was accompanied by shouts and cheers.
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