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statement

noun [C]  /ˈsteɪt·mənt/ us  
something that is said, esp. formally and officially: The candidate made a statement to the press. A statement is also an act or object that expresses an idea or opinion: a fashion statement They wore the armbands as a political statement. A statement is also a piece of paper that lists financial details: a bank/credit card statement
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