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English definition of “proclaim”

proclaim

verb [T] (ANNOUNCE)    /prəˈkleɪm/ US  /proʊ-/ formal
to announce something publicly or officially , especially something positive : All the countries have proclaimed their loyalty to the alliance . Republican party members were confidently proclaiming victory even as the first few votes came in. [+ that] It was the famous speech in which he proclaimed that socialism was dead . [+ two objects] She was proclaimed Queen at the age of 13 after the sudden death of her father .Announcing, informing and stating
(Definition of proclaim verb (ANNOUNCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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