Meaning of STATEMENT in English

STATEMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ steɪtmənt ]

( statements)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

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.

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2.

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.

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3.

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.

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4.

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!

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5.

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 .

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