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noun 
  1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
On such a day, a holiday having been voted by , an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. -Southey.
  1. The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees.
  2. (Antiques): A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. -Elmes
  1. (context, Canadian) Without opposition in an election.
With no one running against her, she won by ''Acclamation.
Etymology: Latin acclamatio: cf. French acclamation


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