proclamation

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. prochoos,
  2. prochronism,
  3. prochymosin,
  4. procidentia,
  5. proclaim,
  6. proclinate,
  7. proclitic,
  8. proclivity,
  9. proclus,
  10. procne

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

Related formsre·proc·la·ma·tion, noun

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Word Origin and History for proclamation

proclamation

n.

late 14c., "act of making public," also "that which is proclaimed;" from Old French proclamacion (14c., Modern French proclamation) and directly from Latin proclamationem (nominative proclamatio), noun of action from past participle stem of proclamare (see proclaim).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper