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...
- The Memorial Acclamation is an acclamation sung or recited by the people after the institution narrative of the Eucharist. They were common in ancient...
- acclamation adopted by the early Eastern Orthodox church and made by the faithful at the ordination of bishops, priests and deacons. The acclamation may...
- 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...
- Acclamation (foaled 16 May 2006) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. After showing promising, but unremarkable, form in his first two seasons...
- this time often contained an inscription, the best known being Turgot's acclamation, "Eripuit fulmen coelo sceptrumque tyrannis." (He snatched the lightning...
- Convention, Pence won the Republican vice presidential nomination by acclamation. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who also served in the U...
- 1 John Jay (1745–1829) NY Chief Justice New seat September 26, 1789 (Acclamation) October 19, 1789 – June 29, 1795 (Resigned) 7003207900000000000♠5 years...
- 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...
- Republican Party's official candidate for Attorney General of New York by acclamation at the state GOP convention. She also received the nominations of the...
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