noun, plural manifestoes.
a public declaration of intentions, opinions, objectives, or motives, as one issued by a government, sovereign, or organization.

1640–50; < Italian; see manifest (adj.)

countermanifesto, noun, plural countermanifestoes. Unabridged
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manifesto (ˌmænɪˈfɛstəʊ)
n , pl -tos, -toes
a public declaration of intent, policy, aims, etc, as issued by a political party, government, or movement
[C17: from Italian, from manifestare to manifest]

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1644, from It. manifesto "public declaration explaining past actions and announcing the motive for forthcoming ones," originally "proof," from L. manifestus (see manifest).
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