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01. The government has [announced] that taxes will rise by two percent next year.
02. The winner will be [announced] at the end of the evening.
03. Could everyone please be quiet for a sec, I'd like to make an [announcement] regarding the test tomorrow.
04. The television [announcer] began to cry when he revealed that the King had died.
05. Joy [announced] her engagement to Howard at their family reunion.
06. "I'm leaving you, Gregory!" she [announced] as she left the room.
07. Have they [announced] the arrival of flight 561 from Honolulu yet?
08. Napoleon once said, "Never awake me when you have good news to [announce] because with good news nothing presses."
09. They just made an [announcement] that our flight has been delayed for two hours.
10. The governor has [announced] that he does not intend to seek re-election at the end of his mandate.
11. The government has just [announced] that they will be cutting personal income taxes this year.
12. In 1995, the President of France unleashed a storm of worldwide protest with the [announcement] that nuclear testing would be resumed in French Polynesia.
13. In Venezuela, when a girl turns 15, a special party is held to [announce] to society that she is now a woman.
14. In January of 1956, actress Grace Kelly [announced] to the press her marriage engagement to Monaco's Prince Ranier III.
15. In February of 1997, the first cloning of an adult animal, a sheep named Dolly, was [announced] by researchers in Scotland.

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  • Announce — An*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Announced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Announcing}.] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See {Nuncio}, and cf. {Annunciate}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • announce — (v.) c.1500, proclaim, make known, from O.Fr. anoncier announce, proclaim (12c., Mod.Fr. annoncer), from L. annuntiare, adnuntiare to announce, relate, lit. to bring news, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + nuntiare relate, report, from …   Etymology dictionary

  • announce — [v1] make a proclamation advertise, annunciate, blast, blazon, broadcast, call, communicate, declare, disclose, disseminate, divulge, drum*, give out, impart, intimate, issue, make known, make public, pass the word*, proclaim, promulgate,… …   New thesaurus

  • announce — ► VERB 1) make a public declaration about. 2) be a sign of: lilies announce the arrival of summer. DERIVATIVES announcer noun. ORIGIN Latin annuntiare, from nuntius messenger …   English terms dictionary

  • announce — I verb acquaint, advertise, advise, affirm, allege, annunciate, apprise, assert, asservate, aver, broadcast, bruit, bulletin, circulate, communicate, contend, convey, declare, disabuse, disclose, disseminate, enunciate, foretell, give out, herald …   Law dictionary

  • announce — publish, proclaim, *declare, promulgate, advertise, broadcast Analogous words: disclose, *reveal, divulge, tells *communicate, impart Contrasted words: *suppress, repress: conceal, *hide, bury: withhold, hold, hold back, reserve (see …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • announce — [ə nouns′] vt. announced, announcing [ME announcen < OFr anoncier < L annuntiare, to make known < ad , to + nuntiare, to report < nuntius, messenger: see NUNCIO] 1. to declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim 2. to say or… …   English World dictionary

  • announce — announceable, adj. /euh nowns /, v., announced, announcing. v.t. 1. to make known publicly or officially; proclaim; give notice of: to announce a special sale. 2. to state the approach or presence of: to announce guests; to announce dinner. 3. to …   Universalium

  • announce — verb ADVERB ▪ formally, officially, publicly ▪ happily, proudly, triumphantly ▪ The company proudly announced the launch of its new range of cars. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • announce */*/*/ — UK [əˈnaʊns] / US verb [transitive] Word forms announce : present tense I/you/we/they announce he/she/it announces present participle announcing past tense announced past participle announced 1) to make a public or official statement, especially… …   English dictionary

  • announce — an|nounce W1S2 [əˈnauns] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: annoncer, from Latin annuntiare, from ad to + nuntiare to report ] 1.) to officially tell people about something, especially about a plan or a decision ▪ They announced their… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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