Meaning of STATEMENT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ steɪtmənt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A statement is something that you say or write which gives information in a formal or definite way.
‘Things are moving ahead.’– I found that statement vague and unclear.
A statement is an official or formal announcement that is issued on a particular occasion.
The statement by the military denied any involvement in last night’s attack.
You can refer to the official account of events which a suspect or a witness gives to the police as a statement .
The 350-page report was based on statements from witnesses to the events.
If you describe an action or thing as a statement , you mean that it clearly expresses a particular opinion or idea that you have.
The following recipe is a statement of another kind–food is fun!
A printed document showing how much money has been paid into and taken out of a bank or building society account is called a statement .
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006