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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v announce announce publicly or officially "The President declared war"
    • v announce foreshadow or presage
    • v announce make known; make an announcement "She denoted her feelings clearly"
    • v announce give the names of "He announced the winners of the spelling bee"
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The Herald Announces the Court Ball The Herald Announces the Court Ball
Hanno announcing to the Mercenaries the emptiness of the Public Coffers Hanno announcing to the Mercenaries the emptiness of the Public Coffers

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first TV commercial advertisement was by the Bulova Watch company on July 1, 1941. The watch company paid $9.00 for an announcement that was 10 seconds long
    • Announce To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim. "Her [Q. Elizabeth's] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts."
    • Announce To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence. "Publish laws, announce Or life or death."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced in 1978 that it would alternate men's and women's names in the naming of hurricanes. It was seen as an attempt at fair play. Hurricanes had been named for women for years, until NOAA succumbed to pressure from women's groups who were demanding that Atlantic storms be given unisex names.
    • announce To make known formally; proclaim or make public; publish; give notice of: as, the birth of Christ was announced by an angel.
    • announce To state or intimate the approach, arrival, or presence of.
    • announce To make known, indicate, or make manifest to the mind or senses.
    • announce To pronounce; declare by judicial sentence.
    • announce Synonyms Declare, Announce, Proclaim, Publish, Promulgate; to make known, communicate, advertise, report. To declare is to make clear, so that there will be no mistake, to many or to few: as, to declare war. To announce is to make known, in a formal or official way, to many or to few; it is the only one of these words that sometimes has the meaning of making known the approach or future appearance of: as, to announce a new book. To proclaim is to announce to all, with an endeavor to force it upon general knowledge: when war has been declared, it is often proclaimed; so, also, it is usual to proclaim a blockade. To publish is to make public: as, to publish the bans. It may be orally or in print, or it may be to satisfy a legal requirement: as, to publish a law. To promulgate is to publish what is of concern to many, but hitherto has been known to few: as, to promulgate an opinion, to promulgate the gospel, or officially to promulgate a law or edict.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: President Theodore Roosevelt was the first to announce to the world that Maxwell House coffee is "Good to the last drop."
    • v.t Announce an-nowns′ to declare: to give public notice of: to make known
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  • Groucho Marx
    “Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.”
  • Frederick Speakman
    Frederick Speakman
    “The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce. Decisions determine destiny.”
  • Paul S. Rees
    Paul S. Rees
    “The gospel is neither a discussion or a debate. It is an announcement.”
  • Philip Streifer
    Philip Streifer
    “After finding no qualified candidates for the position of principal, the school board is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of David Steele to the post.”
  • Peter Conrad
    Peter Conrad
    “Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
    “If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare,; ad, + nuntiare, to report, relate, nuntius, messenger, bearer of news. See Nuncio, and cf. Annunciate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. anoncer—L. annuntiāread, to, nunti, -āre, to deliver news.


In literature:

Shortly after eight o'clock a cry of joy announced the sight of land within a short distance.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
The arrangements having been completed, it was announced by a herald that the coleo was about to begin.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
He received the announcement from her mother with a feeling of rage he could ill conceal.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
The recall of Arthur was announced, and the policy of his successor gravely debated before his career was midway.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
Loud cheers announced the posting of thirty on the signal-board, but still the score went on.
"The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's" by Talbot Baines Reed
Meanwhile Pizarro has received a letter from Sevilla, announcing the Minister's forthcoming visit to the fortress.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Gaston had only commenced to regain his self-possession when the two American gentlemen, Mr. Hilson and Mr. Meredith, were announced.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
To Mrs. Thornburgh Robert announced that he must leave them on the following Saturday, June 24.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Madame Constant announced, in pompous terms, that she was willing to pay a quarter in advance.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
And dinner has been announced.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
I have the honour to announce that her Highness's cherished life will be spared to her devoted subjects.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
Soon after eight o'clock, therefore, Mr. Latimer and Mr. Dalken were announced.
"Polly's Business Venture" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Between ourselves, I think the whole idea a mistake, and have thought so from its first announcement.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
The servant precedes him, opens the drawing-room door for him, and in some ultra English houses he is announced.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
As soon as he had a response, and knew that his directions were accurately noted, he announced the fact to Jack.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
This was announced in the morning, and to be carried out in the afternoon.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
It came when he announced Maude Adams as John Drew's leading woman.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
They have been living in la Rue des Venaigrurs, but last night they announced that they were about to move.
"The Son of Monte Christo" by Jules Lermina
His musings were arrested by the arrival of an aide, who announced that he was needed at headquarters.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
He recovered himself at once, and presented the card which announced him as the senior member of the firm of Banks and Frost, architects.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander

In poetry:

He. Dear, I must be gone
While night Shuts the eyes
Of the household spies;
That song announces dawn.
"Parting" by William Butler Yeats
Just yester morn I had a friend,
Cheerful, brilliant and gay;
Today grim Death announced his end,
And bore him hence away.
"Lines On The Death Of A Friend" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Stray cloudlets, reddening one by one,
Like rose leaves half unfurled,
Announce the coming of the sun
To an awakening world.
"The Mountains Of Meran At Sunrise" by John Lawson Stoddard
They've formed a new committee now,
announced by royal letter,
without an earthly inkling how
it ought to make things better.
"Table Hymn" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
I gaz'd, but soon my steps, tho' soft,
Announced a stranger near;
The brave beast bounded up aloft,
Nor was I free from fear.
"The Hermit's Dog" by William Hayley
Before a rose is fully blown,
The outward leaves announce decay;
So, ere the spring of Youth is flown,
Its tiny pleasures die away;
"On The Regret Of Youth" by Matilda Betham

In news:

Posters announcing the elimination of bookmobiles are expected to be made public in mid-August, about the same time the library will announce the change on its website.
Reacting to the change in the Oscar nomination announcement, the Directors Guild of America has moved up its nominations announcements by two days to Jan 8 for feature nods and Jan 9 for TV and commercial noms.
Intel announced a digital random-number generator (DRNG) at an industry conference on Thursday, that the company said would be incorporated in future Intel products to be announced next month.
Midwest Homes announces Dakotas Tour golf event Midwest Homes, Inc, has announced its upcoming second annual Dakotas Tour Golf Championship, to be held Sept 6-9 at The Bluffs in Vermillion.
The Department of Labor has announced that it will temporarily postpone the announcement of a plan of action on ergonomics.
If Elop is to announce an elopement to Silicon Valley, it will likely be announced then, the Register said.
The Department of Labor has announced that it will temporarily postpone the announcement of a plan of action on ergonomics .
In a nationally televised address hours after the announcement was posted, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero termed ETA 's announcement as being of "transcendental importance" and a "victory for democracy.
The lodging news releases roll in like waves: announcement after announcement of $20-, $30-, even $100-million construction and renovation projects.
"JK Rowling announcing a new book is almost like god announcing a follow-up to the Bible.".
E line patrons accorded their lowest grade of D to the category "Adequate room on board at rush hour," "Station announcements that are easy to hear," and "Station announcements that are informative".
Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announcing that 229 Texas counties--including Nolan County--are eligible for Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) emergency haying and grazing, following new provisions recently announced.
It rained innovative tablets, phones, and media streamers as Google heaped announcement upon announcement on attendees at the search giant's developers conference Wednesday.
Kinetic Lighting, Inc announces the hiring of Sarah Granger as production coordinator, and also announces Mike Mallinson has joined its sales force.
Announced Dec 15, 2008 that it has terminated its merger agreement with Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc In addition, Huntsman announced that it has reached an agreement with Hexion, Apollo Management, L.P.

In science:

This establishes the connection between RMT and chiral symmetry announced in the title of this review.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Next, we will extend the bound (2.19) to the full regime announced in (2.10).
Fluctuations of the free energy in the REM and the p-spin SK models
The classification in the non-isotrivial case was announced in the final section of .
Rational polynomials of simple type
Davis performed the experiment and in 1968 announced the first results.
How the sun shines
We get the announced result, that is an axial massive boson and a vectorial massless boson, the photon.
Left-Right Symmetric Models in Noncommutative Geometries?
Kharlamov; the quasi-simplicity statement was announced in [DK1], and the complete list of deformation classes of real Enriques surfaces was obtained in collaboration with I.
Real Rational Surfaces Are Quasi-Simple
The problem is thus mapped into Gaussian integrals over k × k hermitian matrices as announced.
Characteristic polynomials of real symmetric random matrices
This conclusion is announced in opening sentence of the Physical-Review-Letters report that describes the experiment: “Quantum theory is nonlocal”.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
In present paper we give the proof of the results announced previously in the form maximally close to (1.1).
Stochastic version of the Erdos-Renyi limit theorem
The reader can find the proofs of most of the results announced here in [KR2001a].
Mathematics of learning
Section 2 announces a most general form of n-point correlation function whatever the weight function in Eq. (2) is. A proof is given in Section 3. A concept of skew orthogonal polynomials which are central to performing explicit calculations is elaborated in detail in Section 4.
Eigenvalue correlations in non-Hermitean symplectic random matrices
However the latest precision data announced summer 2001 has changed the situation: the fit is still bad, 24/13, but now the presence of one heavy generation does not make the fit worse as compared with SM.
Extra generations and discrepancies of electroweak precision data
Because of continuity, in deciding the halting/non-halting status of a non-halting machine, the quantum program “announces” (with a non-empty probability) the non-halting decision well before reaching it; hence, the challenge is to design a procedure that detects and measures this tiny, but non-empty signal.
Incompleteness, Complexity, Randomness and Beyond
In Evans and Kawahigashi published proofs for most of Ocneanu’s announcements.
From Subfactors to Categories and Topology II. The quantum double of tensor categories and subfactors
Presently, we have no proof for this, but we note that Sato and Wakui recently announced a proof in the setting of unitary categories arising from a subfactor.
From Subfactors to Categories and Topology II. The quantum double of tensor categories and subfactors