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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