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...
- "Axios!" (Gr**** ἄξιος, "worthy of", "deserving of", "suitable") is an acclamation adopted by the early Eastern Orthodox church and Byzantine Eastern Catholic...
- The Memorial Acclamation is an acclamation sung or recited by the people after the institution narrative of the Eucharist. They were common in ancient...
- John Jay (1745–1829) NY Chief Justice Inaugural September 26, 1789 (Acclamation) October 19, 1789 – June 29, 1795 (Resigned) 5 years, 253 days George...
- 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...
- Roosevelt as his running mate, and the party formally nominated Roosevelt by acclamation. Although his nomination surprised most people, Roosevelt balanced the...
- German production directed by Werner Herzog, received international acclamation and in 1988, Heritage Africa won more than 12 film awards. In recent...
- Convention, Pence won the Republican vice presidential nomination by acclamation. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who also served in the U...
- The Acclamation of King João VI of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves in Rio de Janeiro, 6 February 1818...
- 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...
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