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(especially in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries) a political manifesto or proclamation.
law, regulation, enactment, act, bill, decree, edict, rule, ruling, resolution, promulgation, measure, motion, dictum, command, order, stipulation, commandment, directive, pronouncement, ratification, proclamation, dictate, diktat, fiat, covenant, demand, by-lawView synonyms
- ‘He is the man who ranges across literatures, absorbs religious ideas, swallows whole cultures, happily making pronunciamentos upon them as he passes.’
- ‘Federal and provincial programmes and pronunciamentos push some values and undermine others.’
- ‘He did it on his own website and it is a fascinating thing to look at even if you are likely to disagree with many of his pronunciamentos.’
Spanish pronunciamiento, from pronunciar ‘pronounce’.
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