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ac·claim

 (ə-klām′)
v. ac·claimed, ac·claim·ing, ac·claims
v.tr.
1. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly. See Synonyms at praise.
2. To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic approval: She was acclaimed person of the year.
v.intr.
To shout approval.
n.
Enthusiastic praise; acclamation.

[From Latin acclāmāre : ad-, ad- + clāmāre, to shout; see kelə-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

ac·claim′er n.

acclaimed

(əˈkleɪmd)
adj
publicly acknowledged as excellent
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acclaimed

adjective celebrated, famous, acknowledged, praised, outstanding, distinguished, admired, renowned, noted, highly rated, eminent, revered, famed, illustrious, well received, much vaunted, highly esteemed, much touted, well thought of, lionized, highly thought of She has published six highly acclaimed novels.
criticized, badly or poorly received, undistinguished, unacknowledged, unacclaimed
Translations

acclaimed

[əˈkleɪmd] adj [person, artist, work of art] → acclamé(e)
highly acclaimed → très acclamé(e)
References in classic literature ?
It had been given no more than eighteen words in the official catalogue, and here it was acclaimed as the wonder of wonders.
Pilloried on the very place where, on the day before, he had been saluted, acclaimed, and proclaimed Pope and Prince of Fools, in the cortege of the Duke of Egypt, the King of Thunes, and the Emperor of Galilee
Not only did his contempories, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite- a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.
To be sure I had passed through what I may call a paroxysm of Alexander Smith, a poet deeply unknown to the present generation, but then acclaimed immortal by all the critics, and put with Shakespeare, who must be a good deal astonished from time to time in his Elysian quiet by the companionship thrust upon him.