from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that announces, especially a person who introduces programs, reads announcements, or provides commentary on television or radio.
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- n. One who makes announcements.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who announces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who announces or gives notice; a proclaimer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. reads news, commercials on radio or television
- n. someone who proclaims a message publicly
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"Arlen Specter switched parties to save one job: his, not yours," an announcer is heard saying at the close of the ad.
The video is narrated by a well-known announcer from the local classical music station:
At leasty one NPR announcer is bound to say it whenever a tenth of one percent of something is harmed.
Toby: At leasty one NPR announcer is bound to say it whenever a tenth .. of something is harmed.
Even the Wizards 'starting lineup announcer is in a slump.
The NFL Network on Friday announced the two-year experiment to find out whether Bryant Gumbel could become an NFL play-by-play announcer is over.
The first semi-final round will have the debonair Tony O'Neill, representing 3: AM Magazine, facing off against the fetching Maureen Tkacik (pronounced "Tay-sick," the announcer is told), representing The Crier or something.
The throng behind the radio announcer is worth studying for the variety of action portrayed, and for its pattern of beautiful linework.
Right now, the announcer is giving names and descriptions (supplied by relatives) of APPO supporters who have not arrived at home for some time, asking anyone who has seen them to please report their condition.
However, I think this particular reporter, Nancy Davies, has written some of the best articles, in English, analyzing the situation in Oaxaca that I've read (though the last article posted, the sole source being the Radio Universidad announcer, is not representative of her best work.)
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