Definition of manifesto in English:

manifesto

Line breaks: mani|festo
Pronunciation: /manɪˈfɛstəʊ
 
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noun (plural manifestos)

  • A public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate: he may fudge key issues in the Labour manifesto a manifesto for gay liberation [as modifier]: manifesto commitments
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    • It is entirely in Spanish and contains party proclamations and political manifestos.
    • For the past three elections the Labour Party has issued a manifesto of its aims and objectives.
    • Study of the parties' election manifestos shows that the parties have differentiated themselves on many policy matters.
    Synonyms
    policy statement, platform, programme, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement, announcement, publication, notification; in Spanish-speaking countries pronunciamento

Origin

mid 17th century: from Italian, from manifestare, from Latin, 'make public', from manifestus 'obvious' (see manifest1).

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