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an·nounce

announce

 
 
pronunciation:
naUns
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part of speech: verb
inflections: announces, announcing, announced
definition: to make known; declare.
They proudly announced the birth of their first baby.
synonyms:
declare, proclaim
similar words:
advertise, broadcast, disclose, introduce, return, reveal, tell, trumpet
Word Builder: announce +
  • announcer:
    a person who announces.
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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