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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- in 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)
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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.
In every dream of that wonderful future, of a more splendid and triumphant France, he saw himself on the pinnacle of fame, himself acclaimed by millions the strong great man, the liberator.
"The rose is the flower of love--the world has acclaimed it so for centuries.
Here are my pipes, and here are you two gentlemen who are baith acclaimed pipers.
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!
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.
Instead of being received as a traitor to my country, I was acclaimed a hero.
You were cock of your gang because others acclaimed you the real thing.
In his own day he was acclaimed as the greatest poet of all time, but as is usual in such cases his reputation very rapidly waned.
It had been given no more than eighteen words in the official catalogue, and here it was acclaimed as the wonder of wonders.
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