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announce

an·nounce

announce

 
pronunciation:
naUns
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part of speech: verb
inflections: announced, announces, announcing
definition 1: to tell or make known.
They announced the birth of their first baby.
synonyms:
declare, tell
similar words:
advertise, broadcast
definition 2: to report on the action of an event, often on radio or television.
He announces all the football games on this channel.
Word Builder: announce +
  • announcer:
    a person who announces.
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  advertise, advertisement
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The word announce contains the following parts:
an-2 Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix an- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before roots beginning with the letter "n," such as "nul" and "not." See ad-.
noun, nunc Latin root that means declare