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Etymology

From Old French anoncier, French annoncer, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] annuntiare, from ad + nuntiare (report, relate), from nuntius (messenger, bearer of news). See Nuncio, and compare with annunciate. This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to announce

Third person singular
announc

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to announce (third-person singular simple present announc, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
    (A date for this quote is being sought): Her [Q. Elizabeth’s] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts. — Gilpin.
  2. (transitive) To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
    (A date for this quote is being sought): Publish laws, announce Or life or death. — Prior.

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