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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government);
[syn: manifesto, pronunciamento]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Manifesto \Man`i*fes"to\, n.; pl. Manifestoes. [It. manifesto. See Manifest, n. & a.] A public declaration, usually of a prince, sovereign, or other person claiming large powers, showing his intentions, or proclaiming his opinions and motives in reference to some act done or contemplated by him; as, a manifesto declaring the purpose of a prince to begin war, and explaining his motives. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster] it was proposed to draw up a manifesto, setting forth the grounds and motives of our taking arms. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Frederick, in a public manifesto, appealed to the Empire against the insolent pretensions of the pope. --Milman. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

manifesto n 1: a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government) [syn: manifesto, pronunciamento]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "manifesto": affidavit, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, announcement, annunciation, assertion, asseveration, averment, avouchment, avowal, bulletin board, circular, communique, conclusion, creed, declaration, deposition, dictum, edict, encyclical, enunciation, ipse dixit, notice, notification, position, position paper, positive declaration, predicate, predication, proclamation, profession, program, programma, pronouncement, pronunciamento, proposition, protest, report, say, say-so, saying, solemn declaration, stance, stand, statement, statement of belief, ukase, utterance, vouch, white book, white paper, word
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

MANIFESTO. A solemn declaration, by the constituted authorities of a nation, which contains the reasons for its public acts towards another. 2. On the declaration of war, a manifesto is usually issued in which the nation declaring the war, states the reasons for so doing. Vattel, liv. 3, c. 4, Sec. 64; Wolff, Sec. 1187. See Anti-Manifesto.