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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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At the heart of this collection, of course, are the artworks collected by generations of Habsburg and Bourbon rulers, from the Flemish masterpieces acquired by Ferdinand and Isabella in the late 15th century, and later by Philip II, to the great, acclamatory paintings commissioned by Philip IV from Velazquez, Rubens and others.
Fast forward to the 21st century and the divergent fortunes of the two are equally awe-inspiring as they are acclamatory. What is now evident is that where we lacked in driving our economy forward, South Korea put industrial economic planning at the fore.
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No less anomalous, if not otherwise gratuitous, is UNESCO's 2003 acclamatory recognition of the Moore Towne Maroons, a Jamaican traditional performing arts ensemble of master musicians, drummers, storytellers, craftspeople, herbal healers and spiritualist known throughout the United States and Europe as the Granny Nanny Cultural Group, designating its music as "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity."
Apparently, the two went to a mosque for prayer, with their coterie in attendance, and upon exiting the mosque, were assailed by acclamatory slogans from the assembled ex-pats.