statement

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsteɪt.mənt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪtmənt
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From state +‎ -ment.

NounEdit

statement (plural statements)

  1. A declaration or remark.
  2. A presentation of opinion or position.
  3. (finance) A document that summarizes financial activity.
    a bank statement
  4. (computing) An instruction in a computer program.
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Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from statementing. and statemented

VerbEdit

statement (third-person singular simple present statements, present participle statementing, simple past and past participle statemented)

  1. (transitive) To provide an official document of a proposition, especially in the UK a Statement of Special Educational Needs.

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 15:54