announcement noun

ADJ. formal, official | public | government | dramatic, surprise Baker issued his surprise announcement in Paris after two hours of talks.

VERB + ANNOUNCEMENT issue, make We will make a formal announcement tomorrow. | greet, welcome The announcement of the ceasefire was greeted with relief.

ANNOUNCEMENT + VERB come The announcement of further job losses comes at a bad time.

PREP. in a/the ~ In an announcement to Parliament, the minister said that the peace negotiations would continue. | ~ about an official announcement about the disaster | ~ by/from an announcement from the prime minister