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acclaim

noun [U] uk   /əˈkleɪm/ us  
public approval and praise: Despite the critical acclaim, the novel did not sell well. Hamlet was played by Ion Caramitrou to rapturous acclaim.

acclaim

verb [T often passive] uk   /əˈkleɪm/ us  
to give public approval and praise: She was universally/widely/publicly acclaimed for her contribution to the discovery. She is being acclaimed (= publicly recognized) as the greatest dancer of her generation.
acclaimed
adjective uk   /əˈkleɪmd/ us  
C1 an acclaimed artist/writer/poet "Dinner Party", based on the critically acclaimed novel by Bill Davies, was made into a film last year.
Translations of “acclaim”
in Spanish aclamar, proclamar…
in French acclamer…
in German mit Beifall begrüßen, ausrufen zu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 稱譽, 讚賞, 歡迎…
in Russian признание…
in Turkish alkış, övgü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 称誉, 赞赏, 欢迎…
in Polish uznanie…
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