announce

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ʌˈnaʊns/
  • (UK) IPA: /əˈnaʊns/ or IPA: /ˈæ.naʊns/

Verb[change]

Plain form
announce

Third-person singular
announces

Past tense
announced

Past participle
announced

Present participle
announcing

  1. If you announce something, you make it public by telling people about it.
    "There's been a change in plans," she announced, and her mother looked surprised.
    Dun & Bradstreet announced its intention to split into three separate companies by fall.
    They haven't announced the time of the next train yet.
    Recently, Halliburton also announced a deal to buy U.K.-based PSL Energy Services Ltd.
  2. If you announce somebody, you tell others that the person has arrived.

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