from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A formal expression of opinion; a judgment.
  • noun An authoritative statement.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of pronouncing; a proclamation; a formal announcement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of pronouncing; a declaration; a formal announcement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An announcement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an authoritative declaration


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