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