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statement

state·ment

statement

 
 
pronunciation:
steIt mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something stated; assertion; declaration.
The company's director made the statement that nothing illegal had occurred.The senator made some outrageous statements during the interview.I agree with your first statement, but I can't agree with the second.
synonyms:
assertion, declaration
similar words:
allegation, claim, comment
definition 2: any sentence that is not a question; assertion.
A negative statement includes the word "not" or "no."
synonyms:
assertion
similar words:
declaration
definition 3: a formal or official account or communication of facts, esp. of a financial nature.
a monthly bank statement
synonyms:
account, record, report
similar words:
bill
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