ANNOUNCEMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ANNOUNCEMENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  formal public statement
 n.  act of making known publicly
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  In the agitation caused by the gravity of her announcement he sought a consolatory short cut.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  "On the happy occasion of the announcement of your betrothal," he finished, bending over her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  Before the announcement of their coming marriage, the two had been unpopular enough but people could still be polite to them in a formal way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
5  This information on top of the horror of his announcement took her breath away.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
6  While Gerty was lost in the happy bustle which this announcement produced in her small household, Selden was at one with her in thinking with intensity of Lily Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  Miss Bart made this announcement in the tone of one who presents, with careless assurance, a complete vindication; but Mrs. Fisher received it in a manner almost inconsequent.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
8  She paused again to measure the effect of this announcement on her hearer, but the brush in Miss Bart's lifted hand maintained its unwavering stroke from brow to nape.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
9  Rosedale, reddening to the roots of his glossy hair, received this announcement with a recoil which carried him to his feet, where he halted before her in an attitude of almost comic discomfiture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
10  Living in Minneapolis, Carol had never encountered the ambulant Chautauqua, and the announcement of its coming to Gopher Prairie gave her hope that others might be doing the vague things which she had attempted.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  A certain degree of ceremony settled upon them with the announcement of dinner.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIV
12  Then he made a calm announcement: "There's two of 'em--little ones--but they 're beginnin' t' have fun with me now."
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 10
13  The conversation was here interrupted by the announcement of some visitors.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
14  When Colin was on his sofa and the breakfast for two was put upon the table he made an announcement to the nurse in his most Rajah-like manner.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
15  Noirtier and the elder d'Epinay, well understood the agitation and anger which the announcement had produced; but, feigning not to perceive either, he immediately resumed the narrative begun by his wife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.
Example Sentence: (197 in 14 pages)
16  He made the announcement in a speech on television.
17  The announcement was welcomed as a step in the right direction, but was widely seen as a token gesture.
18  Awaiting the mysterious announcement, there was a febrile excitement in the crowd.
19  Perhaps SIV was waiting for some event or announcement to once again galvanize people into marching.
20  Just a week before the announcement, Cameron outlined his ideas on how to create what he called popular capitalism.
21  The announcement that they would betroth surprised their friends who had not suspected any romance.
22  Therefore, an official announcement from the Greek government was more a profit-taking opportunity than actually a really good news.
23  Ever since the Dec. 17 announcement by President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro that the two countries would begin normalizing relations and restore diplomatic ties severed a half-century ago, there has been a palpable sense that Cuba is on the verge of something new.
24  At a time when news has been a dark canvas of conflicts and calamities worldwide, the announcement beamed a bright light through the gloom.
25  During the day or so between his announcement and pulling the game, there was lots of speculation about why Nguyen made this decision to jettison a popular and highly profitable product.
26  The president announces what he calls a breakthrough in Copenhagen on the climate change summit.
27  The government has announced plans to open up access to higher education.
28  In a broadcast on state radio the government also announced that it was willing to resume peace negotiations.
29  They announced us their decision.
30  Under pressure, Attorney General Meese announced his resignation.