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v. ac·claimed, ac·claim·ing, ac·claims
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.
To shout approval.
Enthusiastic praise; acclamation.
[From Latin acclāmāre : ad-, ad- + clāmāre, to shout; see kelə-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]