Manifesto : Definition

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Definitions of Manifesto

Pronunciation : Man`i*fes"to
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [It. manifesto. See Manifest, n. & a.]
Definition : Defn: 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. Milman.

pl. Manifestoes.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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