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Idioms for acclamation
Origin of acclamation
OTHER WORDS FROM acclamationac·clam·a·to·ry [uh-klam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /əˈklæm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivere·ac·cla·ma·tion, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH acclamationacclamation , acclimation.
Words nearby acclamation
Example sentences from the Web for acclamation
Many names were suggested, but finally "The Comstock Club" was proposed and nominated by acclamation.The Comstock Club|Charles Carroll Goodwin
We also received unexpectedly to-day, with acclamation, lots of letters and English papers.With the Naval Brigade in Natal (1899-1900)|Lieutenant Burne.
Once more he was received with acclamation, and his coach was drawn in triumph.London and the Kingdom - Volume III|Reginald R. Sharpe
In that matter touching the Orley Farm estate he could acquit his mother instantly,—with acclamation.Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
The joy and acclamation was so great after he was acquitted, that the shout was heard an English mile.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2|Arthur Griffiths
British Dictionary definitions for acclamation
- by an overwhelming majority without a ballot
- Canadian (of an election or electoral victory) without oppositionhe won by acclamation