Thursday, January 29, 2009
Definitions for acclaim
- to welcome with loud approval; praise highly
- a shout or show of approval
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Citations for acclaim
A day after abandoning his proposal to give driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Eliot Spitzer won the kind of wide acclaim from elected officials that he could not win for the proposal itself.
H. Igor Ansoff, a retired educator and author whose visionary theories on strategic business manage-ment inspired worldwide acclaim died Sunday in Escondido.
Origin of acclaim
c 1320 from Latin acclamare "to shout" from medieval Latin acclamare "to claim."