proclamation

[prok-luh-mey-shuhn]
noun
1.
something that is proclaimed; a public and official announcement.
2.
the act of proclaiming.

Origin:
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

reproclamation, noun
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proclaim (prəˈkleɪm)
 
vb
1.  (may take a clause as object) to announce publicly
2.  (may take a clause as object) to show or indicate plainly
3.  to praise or extol
 
[C14: from Latin prōclāmāre to shout aloud]
 
pro'claimer
 
n
 
proclamation
 
n
 
proclamatory
 
adj

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Example sentences
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.
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