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announcer

Line breaks: an¦noun|cer
Pronunciation: /əˈnaʊnsə
 
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Definition of announcer in English:

noun

A person who announces something, in particular someone who introduces or gives information about programmes on radio or television.
Example sentences
  • It's usually professional radio and television announcers and reporters that elicit criticism.
  • It is purely bias for radio announcers and talk show hosts to attack anti war protesters.
  • Viewers wrote to say that they no longer felt alone when they had Iris for company, such was the power of television announcers of the time.
Synonyms
presenter, anchorman, anchorwoman, anchor;
newsreader, newscaster, broadcaster, reporter, commentator;
informal talking head, emcee

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