• The Crier Announces the Arrival of Five Registrars Of The Temple of King ÛsirnirÎ, Of the Vth Dynasty
    The Crier Announces the Arrival of Five Registrars Of The Temple of King ÛsirnirÎ, Of the Vth Dynasty
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n announcement a formal public statement "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war","a declaration of independence"
    • n announcement a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper","the promulgation was written in English"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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
    • n Announcement The act of announcing, or giving notice; that which announces; proclamation; publication.
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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.
    • n announcement The act of announcing or giving notice; that which is announced or made known; proclamation; publication; notification.
    • n announcement In card-playing, a bid; a meld.
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  • Ching Ning Chu
    Ching Ning Chu
    “It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.”
  • 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.”


In literature:

The return of the Baron was announced by the faint rustle of a silk under-skirt and a light yet decided step keeping pace with his own.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
It was one of these weary mornings that Mr. Ehrenthal, who had to pay for some grain, was announced.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
THE squire's carriage was announced, and then came his lady's shawl.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
At 5 p.m. an announcement was made to the Commune that Rossel had left with Gerardin.
"The Insurrection in Paris" by An Englishman: Davy
Two months had scarcely elapsed since Alroy and Jabaster had sought Scherirah in his haunt, and announced to him their sacred mission.
"Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity" by Benjamin Disraeli
Each year she believed in some new remedy, and announced herself on the eve of some miraculous cure.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
The announcement, however, of the approaching arrival of the young Duke was duly made.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
At length her father announced a carriage in readiness.
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
The lecturer announced that the performance was over, but another would be given in fifteen minutes.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Laws were made, regulations were had, rules announced and they were not always fair.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney

In poetry:

Maltia. What shall I say? shall I, to others mute,
Announce to thee my sanguinary works?
Savage and silent, I
Would be loquatious in my deed alone.
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 1. " by William Cowper
Now in the bright October sun the clear
Translucent colours trembled overhead
And as I walked, a voice I chanced to hear
Announced: The Pope is dead!
"Ode On The Death Of Pius The Twelfth" by A D Hope
"She is here! It is she! " in a whisper
I nudge my wild heart to say.
The leaves announce her and lisp her,
And the flowers by their stillness betray.
"The Afterglow" by Manmohan Ghose
All the museums are afraid of me,
Because each time I spend a whole day
In front of a painting
The next day they announce
The painting’s disappeared.
"Paintings" by Marin Sorescu
There was an Old Woman of Harrow,
Who visited in a Wheel barrow,
And her servant before,
Knock'd loud at each door;
To announce the Old Woman of Harrow.
"Limericks: The History of Sixteen Wonderful Old Women" by Anonymous British
I pass the gate unquestioned; yet,
I feel, announced. Broad holm-oaks make
Dark pools of restless violet.
Between high bramble banks a lake,—
As in a net
"Overseas" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

SALEM, Ohio — As drought conditions continue across most of the US, new efforts have been announced to assist livestock producers.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack July 31 announced the names of five additional people who will hold staff positions at the US Department of Agriculture.
A transcript of the announcement follows.
FSA Notes Changes in loan, LDP provisions for 1998 crop Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman announced several changes to the marketing assistance loan program and the loan deficiency payments (LDPs).
Apple is announcing the new iphone 5 today.
Sharon Osbourne, eager to spend time in Los Angeles with her family, announced Tuesday that she won't be returning for the NBC show's eighth season next summer.
The 162,000-sq-ft facility will be built in Cumberland County, PA. PA Governor Tom Corbett has announced Ahold USA's plans to build a new 162,000-sq-ft. Meat processing facility in Cumberland County, PA.
Jeremey and Jennifer Roller of Prague announce the birth of their son, Aiden William Roller.
Are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Lane Botha.
Becky and Joel Kaelin would like to announce the birth of their daughter and son, born April 27, 2012, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital.
John and Kari Pattison of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Aiden Ehren, on May 13, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.
Big sister Makynlee would like to announce the birth of a brother, Aiden Michael Stinnett, born March 2, 2007 at 5:38 pm in Maury Regional Hospital, weighing 7 lbs 10 ozs.
In a statement issued Thursday, the Astros say they've begun a search for a successor to veteran broadcaster Milo Hamilton, who announced that 2012 would be his last season as lead play-by-play announcer.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley announces a pastoral plan for the Archdiocese of Boston during an announcement in Braintree, Mass.
Just a few days after announcing Schoolboy Q and an unnamed surprise rapper as co-headliners for the 2012 Homecoming concert at the University of Colorado, Program Council announced today that the other star will be Danny Brown.

In science:

The difference between the phases of the condensates announces that the system is no more in the ground-state [13, 14, 15] and give rise to excited configurations.
From the superfluid to the Mott regime and back: triggering a non-trivial dynamics in an array of coupled condensates
The main results of the present paper have been announced in .
Defining relations of invariants of two 3 \times 3 matrices
This will yield a statement of a consensus which is widespread in the literature—and an announcement of how the remainder of the paper will argue against that consensus.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Finally, by way of prospectus: it may help to announce what my answers will be to the following questions about rotation and continuous matter, which are obviously relevant to evaluating the RDA.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
And the third reply will develop my denial of pointil lisme (announced in Section 2.1).
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter