Definition of Acclamation. Meaning of Acclamation. Synonyms of Acclamation

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Definition of Acclamation

Acclamation
Acclamation Ac`cla*ma"tion, n. In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections; specif. (R. C. Ch.), the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.
Acclamation
Acclamation Ac`cla*ma"tion, n. [L. acclamatio: cf. F. acclamation.] 1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause. On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. --Southey. 2. (Antiq.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy. Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. --Elmes.

Meaning of Acclamation from wikipedia

- an acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. 'acclamation' or 'acclamatio' can also signify a kind of ritual
- acclamation was formerly one of the methods of papal election. the method of electing the roman pontiff is contained in the constitutions of gregory xv
- the memorial acclamation is an acclamation sung or recited by the people after the institution narrative of the eucharist. they were common in ancient
- axios (disambiguation). 'axios!' (gr**** ἄξιος, '[he is] worthy') is an acclamation of faith. adopted by the early eastern orthodox church, it is made by
- candidates for the 1956 presidential election. eisenhower was renominated by acclamation at the convention. on august 23, 1956, singer nat king cole spoke at
- november to encourage voter turnout. the acclamation of james mccrie douglas as mayor marked the first mayoral acclamation since 1915. there were 13869 ballots
- pope gregory iv, the archdeacon john was proclaimed pope by po****r acclamation, while the nobility elected pope sergius ii, a roman of noble birth.
- sporadic conflict was simply known, in portugal and elsewhere, as the acclamation war. the war established the house of braganza as portugal's new ruling