pronouncement

[pruh-nouns-muhnt]
noun
1.
a formal or authoritative statement.
2.
an opinion or decision.
3.
act of pronouncing.

Origin:
1585–95; pronounce + -ment

prepronouncement, noun
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pronouncement (prəˈnaʊnsmənt)
 
n
1.  an official or authoritative statement or announcement
2.  the act of pronouncing, declaring, or uttering formally

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Example sentences
Dressed in gold and crimson robes, he suggested a healthy dose of skepticism
  toward religious pronouncements.
Let's see some charts, photos and the names of those making the official
  pronouncements.
Unfortunately the behaviour of some in the scientific community has caused many
  of us to doubt all the pronouncements.
What saved me from the pronouncements of the broader culture was my parents.
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