announcement announcement  /ə ˈnaʊns mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a formal public statement
  2. (n) a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen

Usage(s):

  1. The stock dropped 3% after the announcement.
  2. I apologize for interrupting the relaxing that I told all of you to do, but I have an important announcement to make concerning the Federal Reserve.
  3. Palin's announcement caps a miserable few weeks for the Republican Party.

News

  1. UKDMO UK Regulatory Announcement: Issue of Debt

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DMO SCREEN ANNOUNCEMENT "WHEN ISSUED" TRADING IN 3½% TREASURY GILT 2068, TO BE SOLD BY SYNDICATED OFFERING The DMO, with the agreement of the London Stock Exchange, announces the sanctioning of "When Issued" trading, under London Stock Exchange Rule 1530, in the new 3½% Treasury Gilt 2068 (expected to be sold by a syndicated offer next week, subject to market conditions ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Announcement Regarding the Investigation Report of the Third - Party Committee

    TOKYO -- Following our announcement dated January 7th, 2013 titled the "Announcement Concerning the Resolution to Establish a Third Party Committee in Response to the Recent Media Reports about Our ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Large shareholder announcement - OppenheimerFunds, Inc.

    Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 14-2013, 20 June 2013 Pursuant to Section 29 of the Securities Trading Act, FLSmidth has been informed that OppenheimerFunds, Inc.`s ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "This announcement is as convincing an answer to the efforts undertaken by Iran over the last few days as any we could provide," Clinton said.
    on May 18, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Smoltz, who thanked the Braves and manager Bobby Cox in a statement, said, "I was going to withhold comment until the announcement of my signing with a new team, but I now feel the need to clear up any misconceptions and inaccuracies about the...
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: John Smoltz Source: USA Today

  3. "I recognize there is a certain presumptuousness, a certain audacity, to this announcement," Obama said.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

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