proclamation
noun Etymology: Middle English proclamacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin proclamation-, proclamatio, from proclamare Date: 14th century 1. the action of proclaiming ; the state of being proclaimed 2. something proclaimed; specifically an official formal public announcement

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  • proclamation — [ prɔklamasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1370; lat. proclamatio 1 ♦ Action de proclamer. Vx Proclamation d un roi, d un empereur. Mod. (Choses) La proclamation de la république. Proclamation des résultats d un examen. 2 ♦ Discours ou écrit public contenant ce qu …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Proclamation — Proc la*ma tion, n. [F. proclamation, L. proclamatio. See {Proclaim}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication. [1913 Webster] King Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none was exempted. 1 Kings …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proclamation — proc·la·ma·tion /ˌprä klə mā shən/ n 1: the act of proclaiming 2: something proclaimed; specif: an official formal public announcement (as a public notice, edict, or decree) compare declaration, executive order …   Law dictionary

  • proclamation — s. f. v. Publication, action par laquelle on proclame. A la proclamation de l Empereur. faire une proclamation. faire des proclamations. Il signifie aussi, L acte qui fait voir que la chose est proclamée; comme, J ay les proclamations des bans… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • proclamation — (n.) late 14c., act of making public, also that which is proclaimed; from O.Fr. proclamacion and directly from L. proclamationem (nom. proclamatio), noun of action from pp. stem of proclamare (see PROCLAIM (Cf. proclaim)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • proclamation — declaration, announcement, publication, advertisement, promulgation, broadcasting (see under DECLARE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • proclamation — [n] advertisement, announcement broadcast, declaration, decree, edict, manifesto, notice, notification, promulgation, pronouncement, pronunciamento*, publication; concepts 271,278 Ant. secret …   New thesaurus

  • proclamation — [präk΄lə mā′shən] n. [ME proclamacion < MFr < L proclamatio] 1. a proclaiming or being proclaimed 2. something that is proclaimed, or announced officially …   English World dictionary

  • proclamation — The act of publicly proclaiming or publishing; a formal declaration; an avowal; a public announcement giving notice of a governmental act that has been done or is to be done. The act of causing some governmental matters to be published or made… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Proclamation — A proclamation (Lat. proclamare , to make public by announcement) is an official declaration.British royal proclamationsIn English law, a proclamation is a formal announcement ( Royal Proclamation ), made under the great seal, of some matter… …   Wikipedia

  • PROCLAMATION — s. f. Publication solennelle, action par laquelle on proclame. La proclamation de l empereur. À la proclamation de tel prince. Faire une proclamation. Faire des proclamations. La proclamation d une loi, d un édit.   Il se dit aussi de L écrit qui …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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