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Meaning of MANIFESTO

Pronunciation:  `mani'festow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)

MANIFESTO is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: pronunciamento
 See Also: Communist manifesto, declaration



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Man`i*fes"to\, n.; pl. {Manifestoes}. [It. manifesto.
See {Manifest}, n. & a.]
A public declaration, usually of a prince, sovereign, or
other person claiming large powers, showing his intentions,
or proclaiming his opinions and motives in reference to some
act done or contemplated by him; as, a manifesto declaring
the purpose of a prince to begin war, and explaining his
motives. --Bouvier.

      it was proposed to draw up a manifesto, setting forth
      the grounds and motives of our taking arms. --Addison.

      Frederick, in a public manifesto, appealed to the
      Empire against the insolent pretensions of the pope.

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