acclaim

  • 1 Acclaim — Entertainment, Inc. Rechtsform Incorporated Gründung 1987 Auflösung 2010 …

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  • 2 Acclaim — Entertainment Logo de Acclaim Entertainment Création 1987 Disparition septembre 2004 …

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  • 3 Acclaim — may refer to:*Acclaim Entertainment was an American video game developer and publisher *Acclaim Games, an online video game company based in California, USACars: *Plymouth Acclaim, a mid size sedan *Triumph Acclaim, a front wheel drive medium… …

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  • 4 Acclaim — Ac*claim , v. t. [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See {Claim}, {Clamor}.] [R.] 1. To applaud. A glad acclaiming train. Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. To declare by acclamations. [1913 Webster] While the shouting crowd Acclaims thee king of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 acclaim — vb extol, laud, *praise, eulogize Analogous words: *applaud, cheer, root: *exalt, magnify: glorify, honor (see corresponding nouns at FAME) Antonyms: vituperate Contrasted words: revile, berate, rate (see SCOLD): * …

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  • 6 acclaim — [n] expression of approval acclamation, acknowledgment, applause, approbation, celebration, cheering, clapping, commendation, eulogizing, exaltation, honor, kudos, pat on the back*, pat on the head*, plaudits, PR, praise, puff, pumping up*, rave …

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  • 7 Acclaim — Ac*claim , v. i. To shout applause. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Acclaim — Ac*claim , n. Acclamation. [Poetic] Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 acclaim — index honor (outward respect), honor, mention (tribute), recommend, remembrance (commemoration), reputation …

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  • 10 acclaim — (v.) early 14c., to lay claim to, from L. acclamare to cry out at (see ACCLAMATION (Cf. acclamation)); the meaning to applaud is recorded by 1630s. Related: Acclaimed; acclaiming. The noun meaning act of acclaiming is first recorded 1667 in… …

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  • 11 acclaim — ► VERB ▪ praise enthusiastically and publicly. ► NOUN ▪ enthusiastic public praise. ORIGIN Latin acclamare, from clamare to shout …

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  • 12 acclaim — [ə klām′] vt. [L acclamare < ad , to + clamare, to cry out: see CLAMOR] 1. to greet with loud applause or approval 2. to announce with much applause or praise; hail [they acclaimed him president] vi. to shout approval n. loud applause or… …

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  • 13 acclaim — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ general, universal, wide, widespread ▪ popular, public ▪ …

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  • 14 acclaim — ac|claim1 [ ə kleım ] noun uncount public praise for someone or something: Garcia s first novel was greeted with widespread critical acclaim. win/receive/attract acclaim: In a recent poll, Seattle won acclaim as the United States most progressive …

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  • 15 acclaim — I UK [əˈkleɪm] / US noun [uncountable] public praise for someone or something Garcia s first novel was greeted with widespread critical acclaim. win/receive/attract acclaim: In a recent poll, Glasgow won acclaim as Britain s most progressive city …

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  • 16 acclaim — ac|claim1 [əˈkleım] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: acclamare, from ad to + clamare to shout ] to praise someone or something publicly ▪ His work was acclaimed by art critics. acclaim 2 acclaim2 n [U] praise for a person or their… …

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  • 17 acclaim — [[t]əkle͟ɪm[/t]] acclaims, acclaiming, acclaimed 1) VERB: usu passive If someone or something is acclaimed, they are praised enthusiastically. [FORMAL] [be V ed for n/ ing] More recently she has been acclaimed for the TV dramas Prime Suspect and… …

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  • 18 acclaim — 1 verb (T) 1 to praise someone or something publicly: His last play was acclaimed by the critics as a masterpiece. 2 acclaim sb king/queen/leader etc formal to announce publicly that you accept someone as your king, queen etc 2 noun (U) praise… …

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  • 19 acclaim — acclaimer, n. /euh klaym /, v.t. 1. to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes. 2. to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: to acclaim the new king. v.i. 3. to make… …

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  • 20 acclaim — 1. verb the booklet has been widely acclaimed by teachers Syn: praise, applaud, cheer, commend, approve, welcome, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, celebrate, sing the praises of, rave about, heap praise on/upon, wax lyrical… …

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