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a public declaration of intent, policy, aims, etc., as issued by a political party, government, or movement



(1) A solemn address or declaration from some organization that sets forth political views.

(2) An act of a head of state or supreme body of government addressed to the people and relating to some major political event such as a reform of the system of power or the accession of a new monarch.

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He stressed the need for taking steps for the implementation of the promises made by the parties in their manifestoes.
Voters might be forgiven for expecting the main parties' new manifestoes should be substantial documents detailing their policy visions.
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