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Definition of Statement

Statement

  1. The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or in paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case.
  2. That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or opinions; a narrative; a recital.

Statement Quotations

The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this.
Chinua Achebe

I'll never tell a lie. I'll never make a misleading statement. I'll never betray the confidence that any of you had in me. And I'll never avoid a controversial issue.
Jimmy Carter

I entered the health care debate in response to a statement in the United States press in summer 2009 which claimed the National Health Service in Great Britain would have killed me off, were I a British citizen. I felt compelled to make a statement to explain the error.
Stephen Hawking

The French Revolution is the ultimate modernist statement. Destroy everything. Don't build on the past. There is no past.
John Corigliano

I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could.
Georgia O'Keeffe
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Statement Translations

statement in Afrikaans is verklaring
statement in Danish is opgivelse, angivelse
statement in Dutch is declaratie, aangifte, uitspraak
statement in German is Darstellung {f}, Behauptung {f}, Abrechnung {f}
statement in Italian is asserzione, estratto di conto, costatazione
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