Manifesto definition

mănə-fĕstō
A public declaration of principles, policies, or intentions, especially of a political nature.
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The definition of a manifesto is a public declaration of a plan that will affect the public.

An example of a manifesto is an announcement of a new plan for the local government to reduce crime.

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(intransitive) To issue a manifesto.
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To issue such a declaration.
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A public declaration of motives and intentions, as by a political party or by an avant-garde movement.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
manifesto
Plural:
manifesti, manifestoes, manifestos

Origin of manifesto

  • Italian from Latin manifestus clear, evident manifest

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

  • [mid 17th century] From Italian, from manifestare, from Latin manifesto (“to make public")

    From Wiktionary