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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.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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