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proc·la·ma·tion

 (prŏk′lə-mā′shən)
n.
1. The act of proclaiming or the condition of being proclaimed.
2. Something proclaimed, especially an official public announcement.

proc•la•ma•tion

(ˌprɒk ləˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something that is proclaimed; a public and official announcement.
2. the act of proclaiming.

proclamation

A document published to the inhabitants of an area that sets forth the basis of authority and scope of activities of a commander in a given area and which defines the obligations, liabilities, duties, and rights of the population affected.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proclamation - a formal public statementproclamation - a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
edict - a formal or authoritative proclamation
promulgation - the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
2.proclamation - the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen

proclamation

noun
1. declaration, notice, announcement, decree, manifesto, edict, pronouncement, pronunciamento A formal proclamation of independence was issued eight days ago.

proclamation

noun
Translations
إعْلانإعْلان، تَصْريح رَسْمي
prohlášení
bekendtgørelseproklamationudråbelse
proklamáció
opinber yfirlÿsingyfirlÿsing
açıklamailânilân etmeresmî bildiri

proclamation

[ˌprɒkləˈmeɪʃən] N (= act) → proclamación f; (= document) → proclama f

proclamation

[ˌprɒkləˈmeɪʃən] nproclamation f

proclamation

n
(= act) (of war)Erklärung f; (of laws, measures)Verkündung f; (of state of emergency)Ausrufung f; after his proclamation as Emperornach seiner Proklamation zum Kaiser
(= thing proclaimed)Erklärung f, → Proklamation f

proclamation

[ˌprɒkləˈmeɪʃn] nproclama m, proclamazione f

proclaim

(prəˈkleim) , ((American) prou-) verb
to announce or state publicly. He was proclaimed the winner.
proclaˈmation (proklə-) noun
1. an official, usually ceremonial, announcement made to the public. a royal proclamation.
2. the act of proclaiming.
References in classic literature ?
It was a herald's proclamation. Listening attentively, I recognized the words of the Resolution of the Council, enjoining the arrest, imprisonment, or execution of any one who should pervert the minds of the people by delusions, and by professing to have received revelations from another World.
Discussing the matter with him, a mere boy, I should be in perfect safety; for he would know nothing of the Proclamation of the Council; whereas I could not feel sure that my Sons -- so greatly did their patriotism and reverence for the Circles predominate over mere blind affection -- might not feel compelled to hand me over to the Prefect, if they found me seriously maintaining the seditious heresy of the Third Dimension.
JUPITER ISSUED a proclamation to all the beasts of the forest and promised a royal reward to the one whose offspring should be deemed the handsomest.
THE city of Gakwak being about to lose its character of capital of the province of Ukwuk, the Wampog issued a proclamation convening all the male residents in council in the Temple of Ul to devise means of defence.
The second event was the proclamation, in the same year, of George III.
'"Know you not, O stranger," was the reply, "of the recent proclamation of our gracious king?"
I cannot remember having slept in a bed until after our family was declared free by the Emancipation Proclamation. Three children--John, my older brother, Amanda, my sister, and myself--had a pallet on the dirt floor, or, to be more correct, we slept in and on a bundle of filthy rags laid upon the dirt floor.
The fires and shouting in the enemy's army were occasioned by the fact that while Napoleon's proclamation was being read to the troops the Emperor himself rode round his bivouacs.
Here's a proclamation. Here's a man referred to in that proclamation.
And after talking a little more of King Milan's proclamation, and the immense effect it might have, they parted, going to their carriages on hearing the second bell.
The provost-marshal was in attendance, to prove that the General was in earnest; and in the throng that followed the proclamation, Herncastle and I met again.
Roque passed his nights in some place or other apart from his men, that they might not know where he was, for the many proclamations the viceroy of Barcelona had issued against his life kept him in fear and uneasiness, and he did not venture to trust anyone, afraid that even his own men would kill him or deliver him up to the authorities; of a truth, a weary miserable life!