- to announce or declare in an official or formal manner: to proclaim war.
- to announce or declare in an open or ostentatious way: to proclaim one's opinions.
- to indicate or make known publicly or openly.
- to extol or praise publicly: Let them proclaim the Lord.
- to declare (a territory, district, etc.) subject to particular legal restrictions.
- to declare to be an outlaw, evildoer, or the like.
- to denounce or prohibit publicly.
- to make a proclamation.
Origin of proclaim
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1. advertise. 2. promulgate.
1. See announce.
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Examples from the Web for unproclaimed
In the covert, unproclaimed struggle which had brought them both to this pass, that must have been the gauge.Where the Pavement Ends
With unproclaimed chivalry and a readiness to meet the foe which tells its own story, the Western men come on.The Little Lady of Lagunitas
Richard Henry Savage
The prophecies to which I would call attention now, came from the upper world, and came unheeded and unproclaimed!
- (may take a clause as object) to announce publicly
- (may take a clause as object) to show or indicate plainly
- to praise or extol
C14: from Latin prōclāmāre to shout aloud
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Word Origin and History for unproclaimed
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