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acclamation

enthusiastic approval: The performance was met with acclamation.
Not to be confused with:
acclimation – adaptation of an organism to its climatic environment: acclimation to the cold
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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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acclamation

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acclamation

noun
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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
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acclamation

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

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

[ˌækləˈmeɪʃn] n (approval) → acclamazione f; (applause) → applauso
by acclamation → per acclamazione
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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.
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References in periodicals archive ?
From where I'm sitting, the Vatican's Latin team gets "tres acclamationes"--"Three Cheers!"