Definition of communiqué in English:
An official announcement or statement, especially one made to the media.
- A number of media attended the media conference at the end of it, and a media communiqué was issued.
- He will not engage in direct dialogue, but will issue communiques, or press releases, said the movement's secretary general.
- It said that a spokesman was no longer needed, and the Commission would just issue direct communiques.
mid 19th century: from French, past participle of communiquer 'communicate'.