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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kuh-myoo-ni-key, kuh-myoo-ni-key]
    • /kəˌmyu nɪˈkeɪ, kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ/
    • /kəˈmjuː.nɪ.keɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh-myoo-ni-key, kuh-myoo-ni-key]
    • /kəˌmyu nɪˈkeɪ, kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ/

Definitions of communique word

  • countable noun communique A communiqué is an official statement or announcement. 3
  • noun communique an official communication; esp an official statement reporting on a meeting, conference; etc 3
  • noun communique an official communication or announcement, esp to the press or public 3
  • noun communique an official communication or bulletin 3
  • noun communique an official bulletin or communication, usually to the press or public. 1
  • noun communique Misspelling of communiqué. 1

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Origin of communique

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
1850-55; < French: literally, communicated, past participle of communiquer < Latin commūnicāre to communicate

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Parts of speech for Communique


communique popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for communique

noun communique

  • disclosure — the act or an instance of disclosing; exposure; revelation.
  • notice — an announcement or intimation of something impending; warning: a day's notice.
  • advertisement — An advertisement is an announcement in a newspaper, on television, or on a poster about something such as a product, event, or job.
  • revelation — the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure.
  • prediction — an act of predicting.

Antonyms for communique

noun communique

  • secret — done, made, or conducted without the knowledge of others: secret negotiations.
  • concealment — Concealment is the state of being hidden or the act of hiding something.
  • suppression — the act of suppressing.
  • quiet — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.
  • ignorance — the state or fact of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, learning, information, etc.

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