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 (prō-klām′, prə-)
tr.v. pro·claimed, pro·claim·ing, pro·claims
1. To announce officially and publicly; declare: proclaim a general amnesty for political prisoners; proclaim the suspect to be guilty. See Synonyms at announce.
2. To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm: proclaim one's opposition to an idea.
3. To indicate conspicuously; make plain: "A painted longbow jutting over his shoulder proclaimed his profession" (Arthur Conan Doyle).

[Middle English proclamen, proclaimen (influenced by claimen, to claim), from Old French proclamer, from Latin prōclāmāre : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + clāmāre, to cry out; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·claim′er n.
pro·clam′a·to′ry (prō-klăm′ə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.proclaimed - declared publiclyproclaimed - declared publicly; made widely known; "their announced intentions"; "the newspaper's proclaimed adherence to the government's policy"
declared - made known or openly avowed; "their declared and their covert objectives"; "a declared liberal"
References in classic literature ?
Even to Women and Soldiers should the Gospel of Three Dimensions be proclaimed.
When peace was proclaimed, his deceitful conduct was apparent to both combatants.
He proclaimed him- self an agnostic and was so absorbed in destroying the ideas of God that had crept into the minds of his neighbors that he never saw God manifesting himself in the little child that, half forgotten, lived here and there on the bounty of her dead mother's relatives.
The new king had been more than a year upon the throne before his accession was proclaimed in Boston, although the neglect to perform the ceremony might have subjected the rulers to the charge of treason.
On his arrival in England, the Prince of Orange was proclaimed king, by the name of William III.
Our friend the Sheriff of Nottingham hath proclaimed a shooting match, and hath sent messengers to tell of it through all the countryside, and the prize is to be a bright golden arrow.
Then the herald stood forth and loudly proclaimed the rules of the game as follows:
The chiefs met; the amicable pipe was smoked, the hatchet buried, and peace formally proclaimed.
After much grave smoking and deliberating it was at length proclaimed that all who were able to lift a club, man, woman, or child, should muster for "the surround.
ISLAMABAD -- Over 3,000 proclaimed offenders (POs), including former military dictator retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, are wanted by the police in connection with various criminal activities.
QUETTA -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Balochistan has started tightening the noose around the culprits involved in corruption and shared a list of the proclaimed offenders with agencies and other relevant departments for their early arrest.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan chapter has started tightening noose around the accused involved in corruption and shared a list of the proclaimed offenders with agencies and other relevant departments for their early arrest.

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