Pronunciation: (u-klām'), [key]
1. to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes.
2. to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: to acclaim the new king.
to make acclamation; applaud.
acclamation (defs. 1, 2).
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