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  1. state·ment
    IPA[ˈstātmənt]
  2. noun

    • 1. a definite or clear expression of something in speech or writing:

      do you agree with this statement? this is correct as a statement of fact
    • 2. an official account of facts, views, or plans, especially one for release to the media:

      the officials issued a joint statement calling for negotiations
    • 3. a formal account of events given by a witness, defendant, or other party to the police or in a court of law:

      she made a statement to the police
    • 4. an expression of an attitude or belief that is made by means of actions or appearance:

      the hope is that they will fill the stands and terraces to make a statement about the importance of this club a tattoo can be more than just a fashion statement–it has potential medical value
    • 5. denoting something, such as a visually striking piece of jewelry, clothing, or interior decoration, that is intended to convey a particular attitude or image:

      pure white walls and floors allow her statement furniture to take center stage she accessorized with a dazzling orange scarf and a statement necklace
    • 6. a document setting out items of debit and credit between a bank or other organization and a customer.

    • 7. the expression of an idea or opinion through something other than words:

      their humorous kitschiness makes a statement of serious wealth
    • 8. the occurrence of a musical idea or motive within a composition:

      a carefully structured musical and dramatic progression from the first statement of this theme
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: statement, plural noun: statements

    • noun

      a definite or clear expression of something in speech or writing:

      an official account of facts, views, or plans, especially one for release to the media:

    • verb

      officially assess (a child) as having special educational needs:
    • noun

      a printed record of the balance in a bank account and the amounts that have been paid into it and withdrawn from it, issued periodically to the holder of the account.
    • noun

      a written description of one's achievements, interests, etc., included as part of an application for a job or to an educational program:
    • noun

      a formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual:
    • noun

      a printed record of the balance in a bank account and the amounts that have been paid into it and withdrawn from it, issued periodically to the holder of the account.
    • noun

      a written description of one's achievements, interests, etc., included as part of an application for a job or a place at university or college:
    • noun

      a formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual:
    • noun

      a legal document listing the assets and liabilities of a company or individual, typically produced when declaring bankruptcy:
    • noun

      a pleading served by the plaintiff in a High Court action, containing the allegations made against the defendant and the relief sought by the plaintiff.
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