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ac·cla·ma·tion

 (ăk′lə-mā′shən)
n.
1. A shout or salute of enthusiastic approval.
2. An oral vote, especially an enthusiastic vote of approval taken without formal ballot: a motion passed by acclamation.

[Latin acclāmātiō, acclāmātiōn-, from acclāmātus, past participle of acclāmāre, to shout at; see acclaim.]

ac·clam′a·to′ry (ə-klăm′ə-tôr′ē) adj.

acclamation

(ˌækləˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. an enthusiastic reception or exhibition of welcome, approval, etc
2. an expression of approval by a meeting or gathering through shouts or applause
3. Canadian an instance of electing or being elected without opposition: there were two acclamations in the 1985 election.
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) by acclamation
a. by an overwhelming majority without a ballot
b. Canadian (of an election or electoral victory) without opposition: he won by acclamation.
acclamatory adj

ac•cla•ma•tion

(ˌæk ləˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a loud or enthusiastic demonstration of welcome, goodwill, or approval.
2. the act of acclaiming.
Idioms:
by acclamation,
a. by a majority voice vote, applause, or the like rather than a formal ballot.
b. Canadian. (in an election) without opposition; unanimously: She won the presidency by acclamation.
[1535–45; < Latin acclāmātiō]
ac•clam•a•to•ry (əˈklæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acclamation - enthusiastic approvalacclamation - enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"

acclamation

acclamation

noun
Translations
هُتَاف حَمَاسِي
aklamace
akklamationbifaldhyldest
aklamácia
alkışlama

acclamation

[ˌækləˈmeɪʃən] N
1. (= approval) → aclamación f
2. (= applause) → aplausos mpl, vítores mpl (more frm)
amid the acclamations of the crowdentre los aplausos or (more frm) vítores de la multitud
to be chosen by acclamationser elegido por aclamación

acclamation

[ˌækləˈmeɪʃən] n
(= approval) → acclamation f
(= applause) → ovation f
by acclamation [elect, win] → par acclamation

acclamation

nBeifall m no pl; (of audience etc also)Beifallskundgebung f, → Beifallsbezeigung f; (of critics also)Anerkennung f; by acclamationdurch Akklamation

acclamation

[ˌækləˈmeɪʃn] n (approval) → acclamazione f; (applause) → applauso
by acclamation → per acclamazione

acclaim

(əˈkleim) verb
1. to applaud or welcome enthusiastically. The footballer was acclaimed by the fans.
2. to declare (someone) ruler, winner etc by enthusiastic approval. They acclaimed him king.
noun
enthusiastic approval.
acclamation (akləˈmeiʃən) noun
a noisy demonstration of applause, agreement, approval etc.
References in classic literature ?
His proposal was received with acclamations, and executed with the swiftness of thought.
To which the more humble spectators added their acclamations, and a numerous band of trumpeters the flourish of their martial instruments.
Then, taking the beautiful Persian, he returned home amidst the acclamations of the people, who detested Saouy so much that they would neither interfere in his behalf nor allow his slaves to protect him.
The Court received the new King with joyful acclamations which would have delighted him at any other time, but all his thoughts were full of Fairer-than-a-Fairy.
Don Quixote and Sancho mounted once more, and with the same music and acclamations reached their conductor's house, which was large and stately, that of a rich gentleman, in short; and there for the present we will leave them, for such is Cide Hamete's pleasure.
At midnight great cries and loud acclamations were heard.
Can I not, like Pasta, Malibran, Grisi, acquire for myself what you would never have given me, whatever might have been your fortune, a hundred or a hundred and fifty thousand livres per annum, for which I shall be indebted to no one but myself; and which, instead of being given as you gave me those poor twelve thousand francs, with sour looks and reproaches for my prodigality, will be accompanied with acclamations, with bravos, and with flowers?
That's nothing new; no, we've been used to those acclamations for some time.
This naturally led to racing, and shooting at a mark; one trial of speed and skill succeeded another, shouts and acclamations rose from the victorious parties, fierce altercations succeeded, and a general melee was about to take place, when suddenly the attention of the quarrellers was arrested by a strange kind of Indian chant or chorus, that seemed to operate upon them as a charm.
The young prince exhibited, when bowing to some windows from which issued the most animated acclamations, a noble and handsome countenance, illumined by the flambeaux of his pages.
George with acclamations as an old friend and after some kissing and romping plant their stools beside him.
The hand clapping was deafening, and Jupiter had already withdrawn under his tapestry, while the hall still trembled with acclamations.