[kuh-myoo-ni-key, kuh-myoo-ni-key]
an official bulletin or communication, usually to the press or public.

1850–55; < French: literally, communicated, past participle of communiquer < Latin commūnicāre to communicate Unabridged
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communiqué (kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪ)
an official communication or announcement, esp to the press or public
[C19: from French, from communiquer to communicate]

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Word Origin & History

1852, from Fr., originally pp. of communiquer "to communicate," from L. communicare (see communication). Originally the heading of official statements from the Fr. government.
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Example sentences
The final communique will be released in a few hours.
If you turn to the annex of the communique, there is a statement from the finance ministers.
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