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annunciate

[uh-nuhn-see-eyt] /əˈnʌn siˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), annunciated, annunciating.
1.
to announce.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; < Medieval Latin annūnciātus, for Latin annūntiātus, past participle of annūntiāre to make known. See announce, -ate1
Related forms
annunciable, adjective
annunciative, annunciatory
[uh-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈnʌn si əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
unannunciable, adjective
unannunciative, adjective
Can be confused
annunciate, enunciate.
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British Dictionary definitions for unannunciative

annunciate

/əˈnʌnsɪˌeɪt; -ʃɪ-/
verb
1.
(transitive) a less common word for announce
Derived Forms
annunciation, noun
annunciative (əˈnʌnsɪətɪv; -ʃətɪv), annunciatory (əˈnʌnsɪətərɪ; -ʃə-) adjective
Word Origin
C16: from annunciātus, Medieval Latin misspelling of annuntiātus, past participle of Latin annuntiāre; see announce
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Word Origin and History for unannunciative

annunciate

v.

1530s, from past participle adjective annunciate (late 14c.) or directly from Latin annunciatus, misspelling of annuntiatus, past participle of annuntiare (see announce). In some cases perhaps a back-formation from annunciation. Related: Annunciated; annunciating.

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