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"statement" in British English

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statementnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsteɪt.mənt/  us   /ˈsteɪt.mənt/
B2 something that someone says or writes officially, or an action done to express an opinion: The government is expected to issue a statement about the investigation to the press. He produced a signed statement from the prisoner. He threw paint over the fur coats because he wanted to make a statement about cruelty to animals. [+ that] We were not surprised by their statement that jobs would be cut.
C2 (also bank statement) a record of the amounts of money paid into and taken out of your bank account during a particular period of time

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(Definition of statement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"statement" in American English

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statementnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsteɪt·mənt/
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
(Definition of statement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"statement" in Business English

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statementnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsteɪtmənt/
COMMUNICATIONS something that you say or write officially: make/release/issue a statement She thought the executives were likely to make a statement after the meeting.a written/public/joint statement The company put out a written statement but refused requests for press interviews.say sth in a statement 'Business gathered momentum again in Germany following two years of decline,' the company said in a statement.
BANKING a printed or electronic record of the money that is paid into or taken out of your bank account during a particular period of time: You can log on and read your statements online.
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE a printed or electronic document showing that money has been paid or received: Each employee receives a formal annual statement of the monetary value of the benefits they are receiving from the company. A confirmation statement will be sent following all transactions other than those involving a reinvestment of dividends.
(Definition of statement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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