proclamation

[ prok-luh-mey-shuh n ]
/ ˌprɒk ləˈmeɪ ʃən /

noun

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

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Origin of proclamation

1350–1400; Middle English proclama-cioun (< Middle French proclamacion) < Latin prōclāmātiōn- (stem of prōclāmātiō), equivalent to prōclāmāt(us) (past participle of prōclāmāre to proclaim) + -iōn- -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM proclamation

re·proc·la·ma·tion, noun
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