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Definition 1: (Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ - [noun denoting communication]

(annunciation is an instance of ...) a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen

"the announcement appeared in the local newspaper" "the promulgation was written in English"

(annunciation belongs to category ...) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

Definition 2: a formal public statement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where annunciation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
  • a declaration of independence

Synonyms for annunciation in the sense of this definition

(annunciation is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of annunciation ) a formal or authoritative proclamation

(... is a kind of annunciation ) the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect

Definition 3: a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for annunciation in the sense of this definition

(annunciation is a kind of ...) a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due

(... is part of annunciation) the month following February and preceding April

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