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proclamation

[prok-luh-mey-shuh n] /ˌprɒk ləˈmeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
something that is proclaimed; a public and official announcement.
2.
the act of proclaiming.
Origin
1350-1400
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 forms
reproclamation, noun
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Examples for proclamation
  • Yet another feeble proclamation compounding the nation's economic troubles.
  • It does not matter if you have not heard this proclamation before.
  • And yet, there is not one shred of evidence that was presented to support that proclamation.
  • Back when she made this grand proclamation it was a joke.
  • There would seem to be no stronger proclamation of the veracity of a concept than that it is a theory.
  • Aside from that inane proclamation, the article is pretty accurate for much of the rest of the world.
  • The rest of his property he exposed to sale by daily proclamation, but nobody came to buy.

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