Communique meaning

kə-myo͝onĭ-kā, -myo͝onĭ-kā
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An official announcement.
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An official communication or bulletin.
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An official report or statement, such as a government press release or the report of a conference.

The final communiqué of the G8 summit didn't even mention human rights.

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Origin of communique

  • French from past participle of communiquer to announce from Latin commūnicāre to communicate communicate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French communiqué (“something communicated”), past participle of communiquer (“to communicate”).

    From Wiktionary