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announce

Pronunciation: /əˈnaʊns/

Translation of announce in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [event/marriage/arrival] anunciar we regret to announce … lamentamos tener que anunciar … has our flight been announced yet? ¿han anunciado ya nuestro vuelo? the mayor will announce the winner el alcalde dará a conocer el nombre del ganador a fanfare announced the Queen's arrival una fanfarria anunció la llegada de la reina
    Example sentences
    • The butler announced the arrival of the Archers' dinner guests for that evening.
    • We're going to be announcing some special guests - is that enough of a clue?
    • Today, for example, I had to announce a guest conductor - the esteemed Henry Chas.
    Example sentences
    • Normally this happens at a regional airport after they've announced your flight has been delayed for a few hours.
    • Even though the speaker system was obviously working so well, the destination station was not announced.
    • They announce the next station, and the train begins to slow down.
    1.2 (declare) anunciar I'm leaving, he announced — me voy —anunció 1.3 [guest] anunciar please announce yourself at reception when you arrive tenga la bondad de presentarse en recepción al llegar 1.4 (foretell) anunciar black clouds announced rain nubarrones anunciaban lluvia 1.5 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Radio] [Television/Televisión] comentar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] she announces on the Voice of America es locutora de la Voice of America 1.2 (declare candidacy) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Politics/Política]to announce (for sth) anunciar su ( or mi etc) candidatura (a algo) he announced for the presidency anunció su candidatura a la presidencia
    Example sentences
    • This is his fifth and final World Cup, as he has announced his retirement and intention to spend more time with family.
    • Confirmation of this fact was announced by the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources.
    • When the Crown Office announced the move, its statement failed to declare the men's innocence.

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