announcement

noun
ADJECTIVE
formal, official
public
public-service (AmE)

They placed public-service announcements on TV about bullying.

government
dramatic, startling, stunning, surprise, surprising

Phillips issued his surprise announcement after two hours of talks.

earnings, merger (both esp. AmE)

His resignation follows a disappointing earnings announcement by the company.

birth, retirement, wedding (all AmE)

We can produce personalized birth announcements.

VERB + ANNOUNCEMENT
issue, make

We will make a formal announcement tomorrow.

greet, welcome

The announcement of the ceasefire was greeted with relief.

await, expect

We are still awaiting an announcement on the possible closure of the plant.

hear

We heard a security announcement.

delay

He wanted to delay the announcement until after the holidays.

ANNOUNCEMENT + VERB
come

The announcement of further job losses comes at a bad time.

PREPOSITION
in a/the announcement

In an announcement to the press, the spokesperson said that the peace negotiations would continue.

announcement about

an official announcement about the disaster

announcement by, announcement from

an announcement from the president


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