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"proclaim" in British English

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proclaimverb [T]

uk   /prəˈkleɪm/  us   /proʊ-/

proclaim verb [T] (ANNOUNCE)

formal to ​announce something ​publicly or ​officially, ​especially something ​positive: All the ​countries have proclaimed ​theirloyalty to the ​alliance. Republicanpartymembers were ​confidently proclaiming ​victoryeven as the first few ​votes came in. [+ that] It was the ​famousspeech in which he proclaimed thatsocialism was ​dead. [+ two objects] She was proclaimed Queen at the ​age of 13 after the ​suddendeath of her ​father.
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proclaim verb [T] (SHOW)

literary to show something or make it ​clear: Wearing ​scarves and ​hats which proclaimed ​theirallegiance, the ​footballfansflooded into the ​bar.
(Definition of proclaim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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proclaimverb [T]

 us   /prəˈkleɪm, proʊ-/
to ​announce something ​publicly or ​officially: She confidently proclaimed ​victoryeven as the first few ​votes came in.
(Definition of proclaim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proclaim”
in Spanish proclamar…
in Vietnamese công bố…
in Malaysian mengisytiharkan…
in Thai ประกาศ…
in French proclamer…
in German verkünden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣布, 声明…
in Turkish ilân etmek, resmen duyurmak…
in Russian объявлять, провозглашать…
in Indonesian menyatakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣佈, 聲明…
in Polish proklamować, deklarować…
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