Acclamatory

acclamation

[ak-luh-mey-shuhn]
noun
1.
a loud shout or other demonstration of welcome, goodwill, or approval.
2.
act of acclaiming.
3.
Liturgy. a brief responsive chant in antiphonal singing.
4.
Ecclesiastical, response ( def 3a ).
Idioms
5.
by acclamation, by an oral vote, often unanimous, expressing approval by shouts, hand-clapping, etc., rather than by formal ballot.

Origin:
1535–45; < Latin acclāmātiōn- (stem of acclāmātiō) a shouting, equivalent to acclāmāt(us) (past participle of acclāmāre; see acclaim, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

acclamatory [uh-klam-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
reacclamation, noun

acclamation, acclimation.
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acclamation (ˌækləˈmeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  an enthusiastic reception or exhibition of welcome, approval, etc
2.  an expression of approval by a meeting or gathering through shouts or applause
3.  (Canadian) an instance of electing or being elected without opposition: there were two acclamations in the 1985 election
4.  by acclamation
 a.  by an overwhelming majority without a ballot
 b.  (Canadian) (of an election or electoral victory) without opposition: he won by acclamation
 
acclamatory
 
adj

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acclamation
1540s, from L. acclamationem (nom. acclamatio, gen. acclamationis), from pp. stem of acclamare "shout approval or disapproval of, cry out at," from ad- "toward" + clamare "cry out" (see claim).
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