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noun 
  1. (poetic) An acclamation; a shout of applause.
  2. (obsolete) A claim.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To shout; to call out.
  2. (intransitive) To shout approval; to express great approval.
  3. (transitive) (rare) To salute or praise with great approval; to compliment; to applaud; to welcome enthusiastically.
    • A glad acclaiming train. - Thomson
      1. (transitive) (obsolete) To claim.
      2. (transitive) To declare by acclamations.
    • While the shouting crowd / Acclaims thee king of traitors. - Smollett
      1. (context, Canadian) To elect to an office by having no opposition..
Translations: 
  • Dutch: uitroepen (tot)
  • French: déclamer
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: acclamare
  • German: applaudieren, klatschen
Etymology: From acclamare, formed from ad- + clamare "to cry out", "to shout".


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