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proclaim

pro·claim

proclaim

 
 
pronunciation:
pr kleIm
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: proclaimed, proclaiming, proclaims
definition 1: to announce or declare officially or publicly.
The government has proclaimed a new public holiday.The rebels proclaimed independence for their country.The newspaper proclaimed her the winner.Few people believed the story until authorities proclaimed it true.A specialist proclaimed the document to be authentic.The decree from the czar proclaimed that the serfs were now free.
synonyms:
announce, declare, herald
similar words:
adjudge, allege, blare, blaze, blazon, call, decree, introduce, knell, ordain, profess, promulgate, pronounce, publicize, publish, sing, trumpet
definition 2: to make known openly or unmistakably.
Her achievements proclaim her ability.
synonyms:
herald
similar words:
affirm, announce, declare, disclose, reveal, signal, trumpet
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derivation: proclaimer (n.)
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