announcement

I
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of announcing]
Syn. declaration, notification, prediction, proclamation, communication, publication, broadcasting, expression, exposition, narration, retailing, reporting, exposing, briefing, promulgation, dissemination, pronouncement, disclosure.
Ant. ban, secret*, silence.
2. [The thing announced]
Syn. report, statement, advertisement, commercial, decision, news, tidings, returns, brief, bulletin, edict, dictum, white paper, message, notice, advisory, interim report, survey, advice, item, detail, communiqu?, speech, release; see also sense 1.
3. [A printed announcement]
Syn. handbill, poster, pamphlet, flier, circular, broadside, placard, billboard, brochure, form letter, telegram, wire, cable, letter, card, fax, prospectus, leaflet, third-class mail, junk mail.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
proclamation, declaration, broadcast, heralding, voicing, trumpeting, statement, notification.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of announcing: annunciation, declaration, proclamation, promulgation, publication. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. A public statement: annunciation, declaration, edict, manifesto, notice, proclamation, pronouncement. See KNOWLEDGE.

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